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Canada’s Nuncio recalls childhood Christmases in Italy

  • Posted by Apostolic Nunciature Canada
  • On December 22, 2014

The BC Catholic – By Deborah Gyapong

Canada’s Papal Nuncio Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi remembers, when he was 5, his Aunt Rosa giving him some “little statues to make the crib” or Nativity scene. “For us Christmas means the Christmas crib,” he said. In the 1950s, people did not have Christmas trees. Instead “there was a contest within the village of who was making the better crib.” … read more