Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful in Manger Square in Bethlehem
Pope Benedict XVI (C in white) waves to the faithful as he walks to the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, after a mass in Manger Square in the West Bank town of Bethlehem May 13, 2009. Pope Benedict went to the West Bank on Wednesday, offering Vatican support for a Palestinian state alongside Israel and his prayers for an end to Israel's embargo on the Gaza Strip.
REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (WEST BANK RELIGION POLITICS)