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Christmas tree raised in St Peter's

Work continues on 'Francis' Nativity scene

05 December, 12:40
Christmas tree raised in St Peter's (ANSA) - Vatican City, December 5 - The Vatican Christmas tree was raised in St Peter's Square Thursday. The 25-meter fir was donated by the town of Waldmuenchen, Germany. Meanwhile construction continued on the equally famous Nativity, which this year comes from the archdiocese of Naples, a city famous for its creche displays. The scene, entitled 'Francis 1223-Francis 2013', covers the life of St Francis and the pontificate of Pope Francis.

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