A decorated Christmas tree is seen next to the Church of the Nativity before the annual lighting ceremony of a Christmas tree in Bethlehem

 
A decorated Christmas tree is seen next to the Church of the Nativity before the annual lighting ceremony of a Christmas tree in Bethlehem
A decorated Christmas tree is seen next to the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, before the annual lighting ceremony of a Christmas tree at Manger Square in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 15, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (WEST BANK - Tags: RELIGION)