Church Brawl in Jerusalem

"Church" and "brawl" are not words you'd normally think of in the same sentence. However, confrontations between Christian sects are fairly common at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre {wiki} in Jerusalem, where six different denominations claim rights. One confrontation turned to violence this weekend.
Shocked pilgrims looked on as decorations and tapestries were toppled during Sunday's clash.

Dressed in the vestments of the Greek Orthodox and Armenian denominations, rival monks threw punches and anything they could lay their hands on.

The Greeks blamed the Armenians for not recognising their rights inside the holy site, while the Armenians said the Greeks had violated one of their traditional ceremonies.

Israeli policemen scuffle with an Armenian altar boy during a fight at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on 9 November2008
Clashes between Christian sects in the ancient church are not uncommon

An Armenian clergyman said the Greek clergy had tried to place one of their monks inside the Edicule, an ancient structure which is said to encase the tomb of Jesus.

"What is happening here is a violation of status quo. The Greeks have tried so many times to put their monk inside the tomb but they don't have the right to when the Armenians are celebrating the feast," he said.

Link (with video of actual monk violence) -Thanks, JeffFsS!

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Many, many believe falsely that sex is the original sin; when in fact, Heavenly sin began with Lucifer having been denied what he considered his rightful place in Heaven. Envy, or Pride, or Jealousy jumped from his head, and created the mess that we’re in.
The monks, all Christians, have carried out what had occurred in Heaven originally with Lucifer. And so, we move in that preordained circle of Envy, Pride, and Jealousy. There’s nothing original about the conduct of these monks; nothing gained toward moving us all to the truth, since they have decided to take a page from Lucifer’s dark mind.
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