Vatican Presepio (Nativity Scene), hand carved wooden figures from northern Italian village of Sutrio, was inaugurated tonight
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Vatican. A large hand-carved wooden nativity scene was unveiled in St. Peter Square on Saturday night at the Vatican’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
The manger is now a swirling birds nest! It would be so easy for everyone to vie each year to make the most beautiful creche, and then there would be more to place in every capitol of every county, city, and country! Yet they make these monstrosities and we're suposed to find them pius? Yuckkk!