The note was addressed to Father Dan Andrews, pastor of the St. John Paul II Newman Center.
The Nativity scene was made by the combined effort of more than 30 artisans. It features the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph, wearing large golden crowns, in a stable with the Baby Jesus surrounded by angels.
‘Promoting recognition of the dignity of every person is a constant responsibility of the Church,’ the Pope said Dec. 3
As part of the settlements, state and local government officials agreed that Vermont’s exclusion of religious private schools from the program is unconstitutional and unenforceable.