The 2016 Christmas Card from Pope Francis

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Every year, Pope Francis digs into the Church’s centuries-old treasure trove of religious art and chooses an image for the front of his Christmas card.

For Christmas 2016, Francis has chosen a scene from a 14th-century fresco painted by the artist Giotto di Bondone inside a church in Assisi, Italy.

Read more about the image here

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