Bethlehem

Christians in Holy Land, Mideast celebrate Easter

Catholics and Protestants flocked to churches to celebrate Easter on Sunday in the Holy Land and across the broader Middle East, praying, singing and rejoicing. Read more »

March 31, 2013

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Obama ending Israel visit with symbolic stops

Wrapping up a three day visit to Israel, President Barack Obama paid respects to its heroes and to victims of the Holocaust, solemnly reaffirming the Jewish state's... Read more »

March 22, 2013

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Israel sends mixed signals on peace

Ahead of the arrival of President Barack Obama on a high-profile Mideast mission, Israel's new government on Monday sent mixed messages about pursuing peace with the... Read more »

March 18, 2013

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Palestinians unenthusiastic about Obama visit

President Barack Obama will find a disillusioned Palestinian public, skeptical about his commitment to promoting Mideast peace, when he visits the region. Read more »

March 17, 2013

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At 60, Peeps more popular than ever

It's Easter morning. A boy rouses his younger brother, and they run to the living room to find their baskets filled with — what else? — Peeps. Read more »

March 8, 2013

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Old Catholic orders fading from Holy Land as nuns, monks age

The nuns of Le Creche, the only orphanage in Bethlehem, have raised generations of children in this biblical town. Read more »

March 6, 2013

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