Restoring an ancient church Admin Tuesday, December 24, 2013 In what some are calling the biggest miracle in Bethlehem since the birth of Jesus, the three churches that share responsibility for the Church of the Nativity put aside centuries of tense relations in order to repair their common patrimony. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.