Cardinal Dolan blesses camels from Radio City Christmas Spectacular

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, gave his blessing to part of the cast of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Thursday. He blessed three camels, a sheep and a donkey that are part of the show's famous living nativity scene.

The blessing of the animals took place outside Radio City Music Hall, where the show will run from November 13, 2015, through January 3, 2016.

The living nativity scene has been part of the show since its inception in 1933.

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