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Pilgrims gather at Jesus's traditional birthplace for Christmas

Pilgrims gather at Jesus's traditional birthplace for ChristmasPilgrims from across the world gathered in Bethlehem on Monday for Christmas Eve, taking in a parade and queueing to see the grotto where Jesus is believed to have been born. Crowds, some wearing Santa hats or holding balloons, looked on at the square decked out with a giant Christmas tree and a manger as carols in Arabic played through speakers.



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Christmas cheer at Jesus's traditional birthplace of Bethlehem

Christmas cheer at Jesus's traditional birthplace of BethlehemFiling past a 16-meter (52-ft) Christmas tree in Manger Square, visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve pilgrimage to Bethlehem, the town revered as the birthplace of Jesus. The Palestinian town in the Israeli-occupied West Bank is enjoying its busiest Christmas in years, with hotels nearly fully booked and the security situation relatively calm. Lines of pilgrims squeezed through a narrow sandstone entrance to the Church of the Nativity to visit the grotto where Christian faithful believe Jesus was born.



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Georgia Domestic Workers Mobilize For Stacey Abrams In The Birthplace Of Their Movement

Georgia Domestic Workers Mobilize For Stacey Abrams In The Birthplace Of Their MovementATLANTA ― Gwinnett County, Georgia, is one of the most diverse counties in the



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RFK's birthplace marking 50 years since his assassination

RFK's birthplace marking 50 years since his assassinationBROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Anecdotes and remembrances of John F. Kennedy's younger brother on the 50th anniversary of his death highlighted a special "Jack and Bobby" tour at the former president's birthplace on Wednesday.



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Birthplace of Apostle Peter found in Israel: archaeologist

Birthplace of Apostle Peter found in Israel: archaeologistResearchers may have found the home town of Peter and two other apostles of Jesus near the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, an archaeologist said Monday. Israeli and American archaeologists have likely uncovered the lost Roman city of Julias near the banks of the lake, also known as Lake Tiberias, Mordechai Aviam of Kinneret Institute for Galilean Archeaology said.



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Archaeologists Return to Legendary Birthplace of King Arthur

Archaeologists Return to Legendary Birthplace of King ArthurArchaeologists are back at the legendary birthplace of King Arthur. Last summer, researchers discovered traces of early medieval life at Tintagel in Cornwall, on England’s southwest coast, where the legendary British monarch was said to have been born. It was during this time that King Arthur is said to have fought the invading Saxons.



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