Tens of thousands of pilgrims descended on Bethlehem in the days leading up to Christmas. Despite ongoing repairs to the Church of the Nativity, pilgrims have been able to access the church, built atop the traditional site of Jesus's birth. In Manger Square (pictured here), adjoining the church, the Palestinian Authority erected a large Christmas tree, nativity scene and Christmas decorations. RNS photo by Michele Chabin

(RNS1-dec23) Tens of thousands of pilgrims descended on Bethlehem in the days leading up to Christmas. Despite ongoing repairs to the Church of the Nativity, pilgrims have been able to access the church, built atop the traditional site of Jesus’s birth.
In Manger Square (pictured here), adjoining the church, the Palestinian Authority erected a large Christmas tree, nativity scene and Christmas decorations. For use with RNS-NATVITY-CHURCH, transmitted on December 23, RNS photo by Michele Chabin

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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