The Pope in Nazareth, the largest Palestinian Arab city in Israel

hursday – ALL ISRAELI DAY – at Israel’s largest Arab city, with a high percentage of Christians, where the Virgin Mary is believed to have been informed by the Archangel Gabriel that God had chosen her to bear a child, a very special child — and Mary agreed to accept the burden, even though she […]

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Another Christmas journey to Bethlehem

BBC Correspondent Aleem Maqboul has just completed a ten-day journey — on foot, with a donkey (actually, a series of donkeys) — from Nazareth (in Israel) to Bethlehem (just south of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank). His intention was to replicate the journey taken by Joseph and Mary some 2008 years ago, as recounted […]

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