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Pilgrims, Palestinians Celebrate Christmas Eve in Bethlehem

Pilgrims from around the world have converged on the West Bank town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations hosted by the Palestinian Authority.   Christmas celebrations kicked off in Bethlehem with a festive march by Palestinian boy and girl scouts through Manger Square. They marched past a giant Christmas tree facing the ancient Church of the Nativity, where tradition says Jesus was born.   A large crowd of local Palestinians looked on, including Soufyan Sobech, who is...

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