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The cradle of the Child Jesus, in Santa Maria Maggiore

In the Roman basilica of Santa Maria MaggioreIn the church, pieces of the manger that, according to the tradition of the first centuries, welcomed the Holy Child of Bethlehem, are venerated. The relics are preserved today in the confessiounder the main altar, in a precious crystal reliquary surmounted by a golden child, the work of the goldsmith Giuseppe Valadier (1762-1839).

Johannes Grohe-December 9, 2021-Reading time: < 1 minute
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