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The story of the Milk Grotto told in an exhibition

A place rich in history: this is the Milk Grotto, located near the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem.

Br FRANCESCO PATTON, ofm
Custos of the Holy Land
“We know from Matthew’s Gospel that an angel appears to Joseph in a dream and tells him to take Mary and the child with him and to flee to Egypt because Herod wants to kill them. According to a very ancient tradition, this is one of the places where Mary stopped to take care of the child, to rest and also to nurse him”.

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