Although the Pope himself was unable to attend (presumably, he was caught up watching his Giants blow a 21-0 lead), The Nativity Story's Sunday world premiere at the Vatican was met with strong praise by the pontiff's No. 2. "It is well done," Reuters quotes secretary of state Tarciso Cardinal Bertone as saying. "It re-proposes this event... with realism, but also with a great respect of the mystery of the Nativity."

And do not get him started on the bloopers shown during the closing credits. What the sheep did with the frankincense?! Please.