Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel take their two children to Katarina Church on Södermalm in Stockholm on Thursday, 19 December 2019.

The Crown Princess Family wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Photo: Raphael Stecksén, The Royal Court of Sweden

Local parish priest Reverend Are Norrhava shows the nativity scene at the church to Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar as he tells the Bible story about Jesus Christ’s birth in Bethlehem.

Film: Kaffegruppen/The Royal Court of Sweden

The Crown Princess Family was given the opportunity to join in the staging of the Christmas gospel, with angels singing and the lighting of the star of Bethlehem.

Merry Christmas from Crown Princess Family
The Crown Princess Family with Reverend Are Norrhava. Photo: Raphael Stecksén, The Royal Court of Sweden

The story of the birth of Jesus is the plays an essential part of central to the Christian Christmas tradition and the reason people all around the world celebrate Christmas to remember when God became man and came down to earth.

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