Giammarco Piacenti speaks at the Foreign Press Club about the restoration of the Bethlehem Nativity church during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. After two years of painstaking work, experts have completed the initial phase of a delicate restoration project at the Church of the Nativity, giving a much-needed face-lift to one of Christianity’s holiest sites. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

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