Virgin Mary


Christians gather to pray at Israel's controversial separation... News PhotoBethlehem - West Bank,Christianity,Conflict,Effigy,Horizontal,Israel,Israel-Palestine Conflict,Middle East,Political Rally,Praying,Protest,Religious Illustration,Town,Virgin Mary,War,West BankPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChristians gather to pray at Israel's controversial separation barrier decorated to resemble an icon of the Virgin Mary on the outskirts of the biblical town of Bethlehem, in the Israeli occupied West Bank, on March 1, 2013. In a non-binding 2004 judgment, the International Court of Justice called for the dismantling of all parts of the separation barrier built on Israeli occupied Palestinian territory. AFP PHOTO/MUSA AL-SHAER (Photo credit should read MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/Getty Images)