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3 more weeks until the lighting of the Vatican Nativity and Christmas tree!

Photo of the Day | Sat Dec 09 2017
CHRISTMAS,VATICAN

Antoine Mekary | Aleteia

Nativity Scene in St Peter's Square

Here's a photo from last year's lighting of the tree.

On December 9, 2017 the Vatican celebrated the lighting of the Nativity and Christmas tree with carol singing, a spirit of joy and gifts. The Nativity scene was donated by the Italian abbey of Montevergine and the 93-foot-tall fir tree was donated by Poland. The tree is adorned with ornaments crafted by children being treated for cancer from several Italian hospitals.

Photograph by Antoine Mekary for Aleteia




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