California nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as caged family separated at border


December 9, 2019

© Claremont United Methodist Church/ Karen Clark Ristine

A church in California is capturing widespread attention online after a photo emerged of its new nativity scene, which depicts the Holy Family in cages to symbolize migrant families that were separated at the southern border under the Trump administration.

In a photo posted to Facebook by Karen Clark Ristine, who NBC News identified as a senior minister at the Claremont United Methodist Church, figures depicting Jesus, Mary and Joseph could be seen placed in cages in the nativity scene.


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