Destruction of “The Church of the Holy Sepulcher “- October 18, 1009

October 18 marks the anniversary of an event when a Medieval ruler ordered the destruction of one of the holiest sites in Christendom. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher was destroyed by Egyptian Ruler Al-Hakim almost eighty years before the First Crusade was launched. The destruction of the sanctuary was virtually complete, including the demolition… Read More Destruction of “The Church of the Holy Sepulcher “- October 18, 1009