Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

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Times News: World Heritage site-Moravian settlement gets international support

Bethlehem’s pursuit of World Heritage recognition for the Moravian settlement received a boost Oct. 18 as Michelle Muntefering, deputy minister for international cultural policies at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany presented a letter of collaboration to Bethlehem area officials at a brief gathering in Town Hall.

The Herrnhut settlement in Germany, Christiansfeld in Denmark, and Gracehill in Northern Ireland would join Bethlehem in a single World Heritage listing that recognizes the influence of the Moravian Church throughout the world.

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