Jewish man arrested for setting fire to Roman Catholic church in Jerusalem

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Police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to the Church of All Nations on Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives in the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.The 49-year-old Israeli suspect poured flammable liquid inside the Roman Catholic church, also known as the Basilica of the Agony, and then set it alight before a church guard detained him and police took him for questioning.