Ancient Traditions Mark Start of Advent in Bethlehem

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A solemn procession with the Custos of the Holy Land began Advent celebrations in Bethlehem last Saturday. The Custos, Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, was welcomed by the monks of the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem, and then the new Franciscan guardian, Father Ricardo Bustos. 

The Advent cere…

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