- May 25, 2020
On the sixth day of Christmas, Baby Jesus vanished from his manger in a popular nativity scene at a Florida park — right under the noses of Mary, Joseph and bowing kings.
Verna Trappett’s Christmas village collection began in 1989 with a chapel.
Officials at a Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach say the city has forced them to remove a Nativity scene display on public property.
From the beach town of New Smyrna, Florida, just a stone’s throw away from Daytona Beach, Rich Varano never imagined his unique talent of sculpting sand would take him to the heart of Christianity.
According to the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, the Nativity scene displayed in St. Peter’s Square will feature a 52-foot wide sand sculpture from Jesolo, an Italian seaside resort town roughly 40 miles north of Venice.
A topless women’s rights protester with “God is woman” written on her torso tried to steal the baby Jesus image from the Vatican’s nativity scene on Christmas Day.