- n a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production
- n a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
- Pope Benedict XVI in ABC News
Let us think also of the place named Bethlehem, of the land in which Jesus lived, and which he loved so deeply,said Benedict, who is expected to visit the Holy Land in May. "Let us pray that peace will be established there, that hatred and...
- Victor Batarseh in Christian Post
With all this oppression, this economic stress, physical stress, psychological stress, we are defying all these obstacles and we are celebrating Christmas so that we'll put joy into the faces of our children, joy to the citizens of Bethlehem,...