From Haaretz.com: Monastery atop Church of Holy Sepulchre in danger of collapse .
The historic Deir al-Sultan monastery on the roof of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is in danger of collapse.
The church is one of the most sacred sites in Christendom. By tradition, it is the site both of Golgotha where the New Testament says that Jesus was crucified, and the place where Jesus was buried (the sepulchre).
The monastery’s two chapels and the tiny rooms where its monks live could crumble, injuring the many tourists who visit the site, as well as the monks who live there, and even the ancient Church of the Holy Sepulchre itself.
An engineer who examined the structures recently said [continue]