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Perspectives Daily: It's beginning to look like Christmas

Noel Ocol

November 28, 2018
Every year at this time, pilgrims flock to St. Peter's Square to see the Vatican's Christmas nativity scene. This yearly tradition, which began with Pope St. John Paul II, features a different theme this year: the nativity set will be made entirely out of sand!

Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:

  1.  The Holy Father wraps up his catechesis on the 10 Commandments at his weekly general audience as the Advent season begins.
  2.  Find out why many churches and cathedrals around the world were adorned in red tonight.
  3. We have some behind-the-scenes footage of the making of this year's nativity scene for the Vatican, and it involves a whole lot of sand.

In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:

That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
You can always catch past episodes of Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.