Jesus manger: Relic to return to Bethlehem in time for Christmas

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Christians believe the tiny piece of wood formed part of the crib that Jesus lay in after being born. Custodia Terrae Sanctae, the custodian of Catholic religious sites in the Holy Land, said the Patriarch of Jerusalem, St Sophronius, donated the relic to Pope Theodore I in the 7th Century. It said the relic had since been kept on display in Rome's Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, where...

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