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Franciscan Monks Put Baby Jesus on Bed of Bullets to Press for Peace

Dec. 21, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

The successors of St. Francis of Assisi, who invented the nativity scene, craft a different scene each year outside the basilica in the Italian hill city of Assisi, the burial place of the 13th-century patron saint of peace and the environment.