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# Jesus Christ

All time
# Jerusalem
'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors
Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre yesterday.
# Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation
The church contains the area where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.
# Jesus Christ
Priest who smashed statue in church blames stress and fatigue
The priest in question has form in this area.
# Jesus Christ
Mourinho slams referee over Fabregas red card
Jose Mourinho was enraged at the prospect of Cesc Fabregas serving a three-match following the Spaniard’s sending off against West Brom.
# turin shroud
Does this piece of cloth show Jesus Christ's face, or is it a fake?
One million people have booked in to see it when it goes on display from today.
One in five children think Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea - survey
They were given several options, including ‘X Factor contestant’ and ‘astronaut’.
# hell no
A US teen was arrested for simulating oral sex with a statue of Jesus
He posted photos of the act on Facebook. *facepalm*
# Bad timing
'Jesus Christ!' - Tiger Woods wasn't happy with Open photographers
The American shot an impressive three-under par despite the distractions at Royal Liverpool.
# Jesus Christ
Ah Jaysus: the story of the Resurrection, dubbed Irish-style
If it happened here…
# not the messiah
No, it's not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art
The portrait covers two acres and was created using fertiliser to help bring out the image from the surrounding grass.
# passion 2014
PHOTOS: A Limerick village re-staged Christ's crucifixion today - in stunning detail
The event, in Nicker parish, is one of the largest and post detailed re-enactments of the Passion of Christ ever staged in Ireland.
# Philippines
Pictures: Millions of barefoot devotees take part in Manila 'Black Nazarene' procession
Some nine million Catholics packed the streets of the Filipino capital to honour a statue of Jesus they believe has miraculous powers.
Voices
Column: What was the Christmas Star?
According to the Bible story, the Star of Bethlehem – or the Christmas Star – led the Three Wise men to the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago. But was it an actual astronomic event?
# one popular guy
Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme"
Justin Bieber is all the way down at number 8,633. Thank GOD.
# tennessee
Judge orders baby Messiah's name to be changed as 'there's only one Jesus'
The baby boy’s mother is appealing the judge’s order.
# VINB
For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God
‘Challenging God with Vincent Browne’ starts tonight on TV3.
# trilogy
Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography
In it he reveals that the Christian calendar is based on a miscalculation and that Jesus was born several years earlier than believed.
# Apparition
'Virgin Mary' and 'Jesus Christ' attract Catholics to Malaysian hospital
Images of the sight have been posted across Facebook this morning.
# crackdown
Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar
Prosecutors have launched a probe into whether the musical is offensive to devout Christians.
# stumped
'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump
In Belfast, no less.
# Jesus Christ
Spice Girl to star as Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar
Melanie Chisholm – or Melanie C to her fans – will star in the musical when it comes to the 02 and Odyssey Arena later this year. What other famous faces are joining her?
# easter
Archbishop says Catholics should not fear 'bringing Jesus's message into the world'
In his Easter homily, the Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin says the Church in Ireland is enduring a process of “purification”.
# Christmas
The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Take part in religious service or not?
This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# Gone Viral
Video of man chasing after his dog goes viral and sparks YouTube spin-offs
Fenton the dog sparked a stampede of red deer in a London park as well as a YouTube sensation.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Deadly protests in Syria; arrests in Northern Ireland; riots in Bristol; the Pope in space (not really); and men being nailed to a cross (really). It’s all the Daily Fix…
LIVE
Last Supper actually took place on Wednesday, new book claims
A Cambridge scientist reckons marking the Last Supper on a Thursday is a miscalculation of Biblical proportions.
LIVE
Filmmaker claims to have found nails used in Jesus' crucifixion
A new movie by Simcha Jacobovici claims that two artefacts found in a Tel Aviv lab could the ones used to kill Jesus.
# Death of Jesus
Pope's new book: Jews not totally to blame for Jesus's death
Excerpts of Benedict XVI’s new book, ‘Jesus of Nazareth’, show the Pope arguing that Jews were not solely responsible.