Pope John Paul urged Israel and the Palestinians to end the fighting in Bethlehem, site of some of the heaviest exchanges of fire during an Israeli thrust into Palestinian-controlled cities in the West Bank. Three Palestinians were killed Sunday in Bethlehem. Israeli moved into Bethlehem and the nearby towns of Beit Jalla and Beit Sahur last Friday in an attempt to stop Palestinian fire on the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.
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