Thousands attend Christmas tree lighting in Bethlehem

  • Palestinian Christians celebrate the lighting of a Christmas tree in Manger Square, outside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem,, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Thousands of faithful and dignitaries have attended the lighting of the giant Christmas tree outside the Church of the Nativity in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.

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