Thousands of Christians Gather for Holy Fire Ceremony

Thousands of Christians gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Saturday in order to witness the Holy Fire that emerges from the tomb of Jesus Christ The Holy Fire sparks inside the Edicule, a chapel built over the burial place of Jesus Christ. Following the fire's descent, Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem passed the holy fire over to believers who lit their candles.