A Buddhist monk from Taiwan said he is launching a movement to preserve sacred sites around the globe. Among the threatened religious sites mentioned by the Venerable Dharma Master Hsin Tao was Rachel’s Tomb near Bethlehem. The site has come under repeated assaults by Palestinian gunmen since violence erupted in the region last September.
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