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Pope snubs Vatican's sci-fi Nativity scene, directs visitors to others By Reuters

Pope snubs Vatican's sci-fi Nativity scene, directs visitors to others By Reuters
Pope snubs Vatican's sci-fi Nativity scene, directs visitors to others

An astronaut figurine stands among the nativity scene display at the Vatican p By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday appeared to add his own thumbs-down to widespread criticism of an unorthodox nativity scene in St.The Vatican displays a different donated nativity scene each year, chosen by its municipal government.Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island p By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's navy and air force were deployed on Sunday as a Chinese aircraft carrier group led by the country's newest carrier, the Shandong,.At his last Sunday blessing and address before Christmas, Francis also said the holy day that marks the birth of Jesus had been "kidnapped" by consumerism.

"Consumerism has kidnapped Christmas, (taking it) away from us," he said.Three people killed when abandoned bomb explodes in Ethiopian capital - state news agency p ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Three people were killed when an abandoned bomb exploded in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, a state news agency reported.

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