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Bethlehem Christians Look to Pope Benedict for Support

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Bethlehem was teeming with tourists and pilgrims just days before Pope Benedict XVI was scheduled to visit the city as part of his eight-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. “We are very pleased the Pope is coming. It gives us a good feeling,” said 41-year-old Gabi Awad, whose nine-year-old son, Rojeh, had just celebrated his first communion at the Catholic St. Catherine Church. “We would like

[the Pope] to take care of the Christians in the Holy Land. The situation here is very difficult.”
2016-10-24T07:26:39+00:00 May 12th, 2009|Categories: News|