Friday, Mar. 15, 2002 at 8:14 AM
A statue of the Virgin Mary was hit by shrapnel Thursday when a shell from an Israeli tank slammed into a church in the City of Jesus's Birth.
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A statue of the Virgin Mary hit by shrapnel when a shell from an Israeli tank slammed into a church in the City of Jesus 's Birth, stands a top the chapel of the Holy family hospital and Orphanage in the West Bank town of Bethlehem Thursday March 14, 2002. As U.S. envoy Anthony Zinni left for the Mideast for his third truce attempt in four months , U.S. President George Bush criticized Israel's push into the West Bank and Gaza, the biggest Israeli military operation in two decades. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)