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Admirabile Signum: The Meaning and Importance of the Nativity Scene

Pope Francis


Pope Francis transforms the Nativity scene, an often overlooked part of Christmas, into the very focal point of our Christmas devotion in this Apostolic Letter.

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“In Jesus, God was a child, and in this way, he wished to reveal the greatness of his love: by smiling and opening his arms to all.” – Admirabile Signum

In this apostolic letter, Pope Francis explores the meaning of the Nativity scene, its origins, and the importance it has for us today. With references to the first nativity scene realised by St Francis of Assisi in Greccio, Italy, Pope Francis takes us through the history of the crib, the beauty of so simple a scene, and its meaning for our salvation. In this letter, he transforms what is often an overlooked part of the season into the very focal point of our devotion at Christmas.

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Weight 0.020 kg
Dimensions 105 × 148 mm

Subtitle On the meaning and importance of the Nativity Scene
Product Format Paperback
Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-12-05