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:
- The Holy Father wraps up his catechesis on the 10 Commandments at his weekly general audience as the Advent season begins.
- Find out why many churches and cathedrals around the world were adorned in red tonight.
- 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:
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