Pope: There Were No Animals at Birth of Jesus

The animals are a myth though virgin birth was real, he writes in new book

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 21, 2012 2:53 AM CST

(Newser) – Nativity scenes—even the one at the Vatican—are getting it wrong when they depict donkeys, camels, and other animals present at the birth of Jesus, according to Pope Benedict XVI. Though Jesus may have been born in a stable, there is no mention of...   Read full story »

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