A blessing for the Christ child

Categories: Nation/World

Dec. 20, 2013, edition

Children in St. Peter’s Square hold up figurines of the baby Jesus as Pope Francis leads the Angelus at the Vatican Dec. 15. Children observed an annual tradition by bringing their Nativity figurines for the pope to bless.

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By Tony Gentile, Reuters

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By Tony Gentile, Reuters

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