Vatican Nativity unveiled

Two choirs and traditional folk dancers from the Veneto region, the Vatican Gendarmes band, much pomp and ceremony, and... prego - the unveiling of the Vatican Nativity Scene and lighting of the Christmas Tree in St. Peter’s Square.

O Christmas Tree

The raising, decorating and lighting of the Vatican Christmas Tree are just some of the wonderful Christmas traditions we have to look forward to over the coming weeks. Here’s a sneak peak of what to expect!