Peru Christmas baby named Jesus
A Peruvian woman called Virgen Maria, who is married to a carpenter, has named her son Jesus Emanuel after giving birth on Christmas Day.
Twenty-year-old Virgen Maria Huarcaya Palomino had not been due to give birth on Thursday, but went into labour early and underwent a Caesarean operation.
Her husband, who shares the same profession as Saint Joseph, is in fact called Adolfo Jorge Huaman. He said the couple had been planning to name their son after a football player. "But thanks to a happy coincidence this is how things ended up," he said.
Baby Jesus was born at 0220 local time (0720 GMT) on 25 December at the National Perinatal Institute in Lima and weighed 3.32kg.