Aw, the messiah has such a cute little tummy!
The photo above, from a Brazilian school's Holy Week celebration, is creating waves on Facebook because of the portrayal of Jesus on the cross by a very young child. His costume, complete with cross, crown of thorns, and fake bloody wounds, is offensive to many, who don't think these kids are old enough to appreciate the significance of the story. (See our Parenting section for "10 Sure Signs Your Child Is Old Enough To Play The Savior Of Mankind.") Meanwhile, others worry that acting out the violent events of the story may traumatize kids.