Crosses have been banned this Christmas from Bethlehem. The reason is fear of extremism from the "religion of peace." Jesus is being banned from his on birthday party all around the world for fear of offending Muslims.
Bethlehem (AsiaNews) – This Christmas in Bethlehem, the cross has been banned from souvenirs for tourists and pilgrims in the Holy Land. Some textile workshops in Jerusalem and Hebron have begun to print and sell T-shirts depicting the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem without the cross.
Because of the growth of Islamic fundamentalism in the Palestinian territories, the cross was also removed from t-shirts of football teams.