Baby Jesus Held In Steel Cage As Part Of Church’s Immigration-Themed Nativity Scene

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A church in Massachusetts has set up a nativity scene in which the baby Jesus is inside a small steel cage, under a banner that reads “Peace on Earth?”

The nativity scene at St. Susanna Parish in Dedham also has the three wise men barricaded from Mary and Joseph by a fence-like structure.

The church says it is hoping to spark a conversation about how immigrants are being treated at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Boston Globe reports.

“We thought we would kind of put a mirror image of what it would look like if this happened 2,000 years ago,” Father Stephen Josoma told the Globe. “It’s kind of a mirror image of where we are at today.” – READ MORE

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