Christian leaders announced May 26 that the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem would once again welcome the public, with some restrictions.
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An interview with Franciscan Father Peter Vasko
Babies unable to get emergency surgeries, services to women in labor shrinking, and a hospital in dire need of donations.
The Palestinian Authority is also prohibiting all but essential travel between Bethlehem and other Palestinian cities to limit the virus’ spread.
Holy Land Christians share in the widespread skepticism there that the new U.S. plan can provide a constructive solution to the region’s intractable divisions.
Religious and political authorities as well as inhabitants’ testimonies offer instructive insights on difficult situation in the Land of Christ.
The city’s small Christian community doubts its concerns will be addressed, whoever wins in the Oct. 30 municipal vote.
Since the 16th century, previous successive governments have always exempted Jerusalem’s churches from paying taxes.