Has anyone else wondered what role it might play on the decisions behind the public displays of the Nativity that Vatican City is a UNESCO world heritage site. China and then Italy are the top UNESCO site nations. In comparison America does not even come close to them. https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/286 The property is safeguarded by the law for the protection of the cultural heritage (no. 355, 25/07/2001) and by several rules of procedure issued by the various institutions of the Holy See in charge of heritage. For instance, the body responsible for the preservation and maintenance of Saint Peter’s Basilica, the Fabbrica di S.Pietro, was founded in 1506 and is still active. The legal protective mechanism and traditional management system are adequate and ensure the effective protection of the site. The state of conservation of the property is constantly and carefully monitored, with special attention paid to the impact of the huge number of pilgrims and visitors. Monitored by whom and to whose criteria?