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Thursday, 8 December 2011

Pope switches on world's largest electronic Christmas tree

The huge tree is made of 800 lights and laid out on the side of Mount Ingino, near the town of Gubbio in central Italy.
The pontiff joined the town by videolink allowing everyone to see the moment when he pressed the tablet to remotely light the tree.
"This great christmas tree is formed by many lights," Pope Benedictsaid as he addressed the Gubbio resdients.
"The wish I would like to give is that each one of us could bring a little light to the environment where we live: in our families, at work, in our districts, our countries and in the towns" he added.

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