50 years later, nun sees results of pope-patriarch meeting

JERUSALEM (CNS) -- In 1964, when Sister Frieda Nasser was 16, she was among 12 girls chosen to greet Pope Paul VI as he entered Bethlehem, West Bank, on his two-day visit to the Holy Land.

It was January, and the girls were in place at 3 a.m., waiting for the pope's 6 a.m. arrival, but with all the excitement they did not feel the cold, she recalled.

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