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c. 2004 Religion News Service (UNDATED) In the Gospel of St. Matthew, it’s the apparition that heralds the birth of Jesus. Today, it features in Christmas trappings from tree toppers to carols to cards. No children’s Nativity play is complete without its tinfoil likeness above the storied stable. But what was the Star of Bethlehem? […]