Palestinian Government Plans to Restore Bethlehem Nativity Church





The Palestinian government is planning an ambitious restoration project for the ancient church that marks the traditional spot where Jesus was born.

Ziad Bandak, an official working on the restoration, says renovation of Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity is expected to take several years and cost millions of dollars.

Bandak said Monday this is the first comprehensive restoration project on the church since it was completed in the fourth century....



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