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Welcome to 2012, the year we finally get to begin the presidential campaigns for 2016. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2012

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Clergymen clash at Bethlehem birthplace of Jesus

The annual cleaning of one of Christianity's holiest churches deteriorated into a brawl between rival clergy Wednesday, as dozens of monks feuding over sacred space at... Read more »

Dec. 28, 2011

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Nigerian blasts mar pope's plea

Pope Benedict XVI issued pleas for peace to reign across the world during his traditional Christmas address Sunday. Read more »

Dec. 25, 2011

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Nigerian blasts mar pope's Christmas peace appeal

Pope Benedict XVI's Christmas plea for peace around the world was brutally ignored in Nigeria, where an explosion Sunday claimed by Muslim extremists ripped through a... Read more »

Dec. 25, 2011

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Hundreds pack Bethlehem church for Christmas Mass

Hundreds of Christian faithful, defying lashing rains and wind, filled the ancient Bethlehem church that marks Jesus' traditional birthplace for Christmas Day Mass on... Read more »

Dec. 25, 2011

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Thousands enjoy merry Christmas in Bethlehem

Tens of thousands of tourists and Christian pilgrims packed the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations Saturday, bringing warm holiday cheer to the... Read more »

Dec. 24, 2011

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