A nativity scene in the Hermitage of Greccio Sanctuary - VA News
Pope writes Apostolic Letter on the significance of the Christmas creche
Pope Francis has written an Apostolic Letter on the meaning and importance of the nativity scene. He signed the Letter during his visit on Sunday afternoon to the Italian town of Greccio. Greccio is the mountain village where Saint Francis of Assisi created the first crib scene in 1223 to commemorate the birth of Jesus. Pope Francis returned to the town on Sunday to deliver his Apostolic Letter entitled, "Admirable Signum".
Download the Apostolic Letter ADMIRABILE SIGNUM of the Holy Father Francis
on the Meaning and Importance of the Nativity Scene
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