Bethlehem welcomes pilgrims for Christmas celebrations

World / Social Issues Dec 25, 2019

Bethlehem welcomes pilgrims for Christmas celebrations

Pilgrims from around the world gathered Tuesday in the biblical city of Bethlehem, revered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus, ushering in Christmas celebrations across the globe. Thousands of Palestinians and foreigners converged on the "little town" in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, with Christmas ...

3D laser imaging shines new light on 'Last Supper' site

World / Science & Health Apr 12, 2019

3D laser imaging shines new light on 'Last Supper' site

The arched stone-built hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus' Last Supper has been digitally re-created by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography. The Cenacle, a popular site for pilgrims near Jerusalem's walled Old City, has ancient, worn surfaces and ...