Report: Vatican Pushing for Control of Mount Zion – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News

Report: Vatican Pushing for Control of Mount ZionChristian leaders push Israel to hand over control of area housing King David’s tomb, ‘last supper’ hall.

By Maayana Miskin

First Publish: 2/19/2014, 2:13 AM

Christian leaders reportedly pressured Israel to turn over control of Mount Zion in Jerusalem during a clandestine meeting of senior city officials.

The meeting took place Tuesday in the office of Attorney Amnon Merhav, the director-general of the Jerusalem municipality. It was attended by officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, President’s Office, Tourism Ministry, Police, Kotel Rabbi’s Office, and more.

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