Photo Story: Relic of the Holy Crib of the Child Jesus in Jerusalem

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A close-up view of the small piece of the Relic of the Holy Crib of the Child Jesus, a gift from the Holy Father Pope Francis to the Custody of the Holy Land, in the Church of Lady of Peace in the complex of Notre Dame, in Jerusalem, 29 November 2019.

The relic was donated by St. Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem to Pope Theodore I in (642-649 CE).

Photos: EPA-EFE/ATEF SAFADI

 

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