Baby Jesus stolen from nativity scene outside Bayonne church

BAYONNE — A statue of baby Jesus was stolen this week from a nativity scene at the St. Vincent de Paul Church on Avenue C, authorities said.

Church officials say the statue was taken Monday, but they did not notice it was missing Wednesday morning and reported it to police. They have since removed the nativity scene from the lawn altogether.

But the church says this isn’t the first time statues from its nativity scene have been taken. Sometime within the last three years, statues of the Virgin Mary, baby Jesus and a donkey have all been taken, an …read more

Source: Hudson

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