Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem(16 images)

The Church of the Nativity celebrates the Christmas season in the biblical town of Bethlehem, West Bank. Some Christians believe this church was built around where Jesus Christ was born.

A tourist kneels at the site. A church was first added to the site in AD 339, though it was mostly burned down in the sixth century. The structure that replaced it retains elaborate floor mosaics from the original building. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI | License Photo
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