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Christmas in the Time of COVID in Bethlehem, and the State of Refugees in the World on Christmas 2020

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about Christmas in the Time of COVID in the town of Jesus’s birth – Bethlehem, and a look into the lives of refugees around the world during Christmas time.

Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD who is the Vice-Chancellor of Bethlehem University, a Catholic co-educational institution in the Lasallian Tradition located in Bethlehem – the town of Jesus’s birth – dedicated to providing a quality higher education to the people of Palestine. During this week when we approach the birth of Our Savior in the manger 2,000 years ago, Brother Peter shares with us a bit about the work of Bethlehem University, as well as how, in this time of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the people of Bethlehem themselves will be commemorating Jesus’ birth this year.

Christopher Boian is the Senior Public Information Officer and Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – the United Nations Refugee Agency. During this week when many of us look forward to spending time in our homes with loved ones (even if socially distanced this year), Chris Boian shares with us a bit about the condition of those around the world who are fleeing their homes – the world’s refugees, internally displaced and stateless persons and asylum seekers, and what the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Offices are doing around the world this Christmas to help their plight.

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