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  1. How Pope Francis Helped Broker Cuba DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    President Obama thanked Pope Francis for his role in negotiating a more open policy on Cuba and the release of U.S. citizen Alan Gross from Cuban custody. In a 15-minute speech announcing that the U.S. would normalize relations with Cuba, Obama said that the pope helped spur the change and personally thanked him.


  2. Bethlehem Peace Light in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Irish World Newspaper

    A 'peace light' lit from one of fifteen oil lamps that are said to have been burning at a grotto from the birthplace of Jesus for more than a thousand years has arrived in Ireland. Now in its 28th year, the Peace Light from Bethlehem campaign was originally organized as part of a large charitable relief mission for children in need in Austria and abroad.


  3. Young Christian on Christmas in Harvard SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Review Online

    Christian Landry is in the seventh grade at St. Paul's Choir School in Boston and one of the beautiful voices on the choir's musical collection , which has been high on the Billboard charts since its release earlier this fall. He also happens to be a fellow pilgrim from a Holy Land trip lead by his uncle, a priest in the diocese of Fall River, Mass.


  4. Abe to visit Middle East in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NHK World

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to travel to the Middle East early next year to help stabilize the situation in the region. The planned visit in mid-January will cover Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories.


  5. From Phoenix to Bethlehem with love: Students band together to...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Kindergartners at St. Matthew School show off baby bottles Dec. 3. Students throughout the diocese are filling them with funds for the "Birthplace of Hope." The service project is part of the first "Bottles for Bethlehem" drive going on throughout the Advent and Christmas seasons at local Catholic schools.


  6. A Place Called AdventRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Suppose, just for a moment, that Advent is not only a time period that precedes Christmas - a time of anticipation of the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ, but it is an event when space and time come together in this season of Advent. Suppose that Advent isn't just about time, but about space.


  7. It's sadly dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | York Press

    In 1987, I went with my husband on a ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land, a bus full of Christians, the driver Jewish, the guide Muslim. Staying for the first part in a kibbutz close to the Lebanon and Syrian board visiting Joppa, Capernaum, Nazareth, Cana and many other cities around the Sea of Galilee.


  8. Bethlehem a different place for today's pilgrims, New Orleans tour leader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    For those familiar with the Biblical Christmas account, "O little town of Bethlehem" may bring to mind rolling hills and idyllic, country scenes. But today's visitors to Jesus' birthplace are often surprised, said J.P. Cox, head of the Israel Travel Program for New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 3900 Gentilly Blvd. Preserved under The Church of the Nativity, pilgrims descend steep stairs to the Grotto, a cave setting traditionally accepted as the manger site.


  9. Israeli Settlements Squeeze Religious Tourism In Palestinian Areas, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Switched

    Standing on the monumental hillside south of Bethlehem where King Herod the Great was buried more than 2,000 years ago, Fadi Kattan stretches out his arm to point out the nearby Israeli settlements of Tekoa and Nokdim. "That's part of the problem," says Kattan, a Palestinian tourism expert, explaining the obstacles hindering the growth of the local industry in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.


  10. Popemobile Used in Bethlehem Donated to Franciscans of the Holy LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    The popemoible used by Pope Francis in Bethlehem has donated to the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land. The popemobile is now permanently on display near Manger Square and the popular pilgrimage site of the Church of the Nativity, the traditional site of Jesus' birth.


  11. The best of Biblical BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Jerusalem Post

    Bethlehem is famous all around the world as the birthplace of Jesus Christ. Every year, thousands of pilgrims and tourists come to the city to experience Christmas in the place where it all began.


  12. Les Cockrell: Church event coincides with festRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    First United Methodist Church of Denton will offer its annual Evening in Bethlehem event Friday, giving visitors to Denton's Holiday Lighting Festival another reason to celebrate. Evening in Bethlehem will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Ivey Garden, just off Locust Street, and will feature a live nativity, a petting zoo, crafts, food and other activities, according to a church press release.


  13. Meet the pope's astronomer, who says he'd baptize an alien if given the chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Deseret News

    With Christmas just around the corner, Brother Guy Consolmagno gets a lot of questions this time of year about the Star of Bethlehem that led the Magi to Jesus in the manger. Consolmagno is an astronomer - a planetary scientist for the Vatican observatory, in fact - who specializes in asteroids and meteorites, the very sort that may well have been the famous "star" described in the Gospel of Matthew.


  14. Meet the popea s astronomer, who says hea d baptize an alien if given the chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Religion News Service

    Brother Guy Consolmagno, an astronomer and head of the Vatican Observatory Foundation - and co-author with another Jesuit of a new book, "Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?" - pondered faith, science and the fate of universe during an unseasonably warm November day in Central Park. Religion News Service photo by David Gibson NEW YORK With Christmas just around the corner, Brother Guy Consolmagno gets a lot of questions this time of year about the star of Bethlehem that led the Magi to Jesus in the manger.


  15. Bethlehem filled with hope as Christmas season approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Ma'an News Agency

    The Bethlehem of today is a far-cry from the little village of Jesus' era, and the historic core of this West Bank hub has long since been superseded by the busy modern commercial areas around it. But come Christmastime all attention returns to the city center, particularly given the area's 2012 inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and the memory of the moment 2,014 years ago when Jesus Christ is said to have been born in a Bethlehem manger takes center stage.


  16. Edward F. Peters Jr., engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    Edward F. Peters Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel engineer and decorated Word War II veteran who landed at Normandy, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Timonium resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the former Edith Foote, a homemaker, and Edward Peters Sr., a Crown Cork and Seal employee.


  17. Palestinians turn to vocational education to spur job marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Amjad Delbah sits in front of a computer screen wearing headsets, his crystal blue eyes matching the blue carpet in this state-of-the-art facility located in the city's wealthy suburbs of Al-Tireh. Having received his accounting degree in Jordan, Delbah now hopes to increase his career potential and fulfill his dream of becoming an auditor by participating in a new program designed to create jobs and improve the work force through vocational training.


  18. Final EPC North standings and stat leaders: Becahi players led three categoriesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Morning Call

    Bethlehem Catholic's Julian Spigner , who led the EPC North in passing, scrambles for some yards during Saturday's game against visiting Pleasant Valley at BASD Stadium in Bethlehem. / Bethlehem Catholic's Julian Spigner , who led the EPC North in passing, scrambles for some yards during Saturday's game against visiting Pleasant Valley at BASD Stadium in Bethlehem.


  19. EPC North Division football standings: Becahi and Stroudsburg have...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Morning Call

    Bethlehem Catholic's Julian Spigner scrambles for some yards during a Sept. 6 game against visiting Pleasant Valley at BASD Stadium in Bethlehem.


  20. Part of a welcoming community: Local woman spends time in Bethlehem helping special groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Burlington Times News

    While the Gaza war was raging this summer, Suzanne Shoffner was 50 miles away in Bethlehem at a community called Ma'an lil-Hayat working with the intellectually disabled. "The purpose of the work is for each person to realize that they have a task and a purpose in their lives, whether they're mentally challenged or not, and to be in community with people who may not be like you," Shoffner said.