Nativity Scenes Being Championed Nationwide in the Public Square

National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: When Christmas shoppers browse around Lakeside Mall in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, many take time to admire the large Nativity scene on display. For the last six years, children and adults have taken time out from shopping to gather around the crèche.

“Little kids are always in awe and want to hug the sheep,” Tony Franchina said. He also sees “women praying the Rosary there.” Report is here.