Christians in Bethlehem

The World

Pope Benedict is scheduled to conduct mass in Bethlehem when he visits the Middle East next week. But there will be fewer local Christians there than ever before. Correspondent Linda Gradstein visits the ever-shrinking Christian community in Bethlehem to find out why so many have left…and what worries those who remain.

Sign up for our daily newsletter

Sign up for The Top of the World, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.