The Basilica of the Nativity

This time of the year we think a lot about the nativity of Jesus. The Holy Land is the glimpse into the life of Jesus both the time during his public ministry and the decades before He traveled telling of the Good News.

The Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem depicts many aspects of Jesus’ and many early Church leaders’ lives. Recently the basilica underwent a renovation that helped to restore and preserve the mosaics that line the walls telling the stories of old.

The intricate restoration process uncovered the unexpected! Find out what the Italian restoration team found as they restored the mosaics of the Basilica of the Nativity.