Pope Benedict XVI holds up a candle at the window of his private apartment to celebrate the unveiling of the nativity scene in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican December 24, 2009.
The faithful under their umbrellas are silhouetted as they look at the Nativity scene on show in St. Peter's square at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. The Vatican unveiled its life-size Nativity scene in St. Peter's Square, hours before Pope Benedict XVI ushered in Christmas with a Midnight Mass in the basilica.
Nice pictures! Thanks for posting them to this thread. Christ is born!!