Jasen Dixon, a resident of Cincinnati’s Sycamore Township, has erected the controversial nativity scene since 2014, but says this is the first year that it has been vandalized, according to Fox News. The nativity shows Bible figures transformed into ghoulish characters. Baby Jesus sits upright in a bed of straw and appears to have greenish-grey skin, fangs and opaque black-ringed eyes.

Mary, Joseph, and the undead kings all have similar, haunting characteristics. Draped behind the figures is a banner with the words: “Zombie Lives Matter.” The Archdiocese of Cincinatti Communications Director Dan Andriacco said that while vandalism should not be condoned, the “zombie” nativity was blasphemous. READ MORE