Jerusalem's Latin Patriarch Twal leads mass in Bethlehem

Jerusalem's Latin Patriarch Fuad Twal (C) leads midday Christmas mass in the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 24, 2008. Thousands of Christian pilgrims gathered in Bethlehem's Manger Square on Wednesday to celebrate Christmas under the protection of security forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK)