Posts Tagged ‘Occupied Palestinian Territories’

NZ head of Bethlehem University speaks in Wellington

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

The New Zealander who heads Bethlehem University in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, spoke in Wellington last Thursday about providing education where curfews, travel restrictions and military checkpoints are all daily challenges faced by students and staff. Dr Peter Bray, a De La Salle brother from Auckland, has been Vice-Chancellor of Bethlehem University – the oldest Read more

Church of the Nativity under renovation

Friday, December 20th, 2013

As visitors descend upon Bethlehem this holiday season, they will notice a different look for the Church of the Nativity. Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica located at the traditional site of Jesus’ birth is undergoing a much-needed facelift after 600 years. Experts say that water is leaking from the rooftop and threatens to cause serious Read more