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Need to know: Tuesday, December 25, 2018
A federal court recently ruled in favor of Jeremy and Kristy Morris, whose live nativity at their home attracts hundreds of spectators.
Samson Kule Mannasseih, an Anglican street singer, brings Christmas cheer to the streets of Nairobi by sharing 'the music that calms everyone.'
“Magisterium of the People” was inspired by the Catholic Committee of Appalachia, who go into Appalachia to listen to the stories of the region’s residents and report their findings.
Teagan is happily enjoying life in Chattanooga, Tennessee, doted on by her older siblings, and looking forward to her first Christmas in America.
Or does Column A and Column B remind us of the tablets of the Law? Just sayin', writes Jeffrey Salkin.
A young pastor preached about depression, then killed himself. His widow wants to help others by talking about it.
He implored his congregation to know that if they were fighting mental illness, they weren’t alone. Twelve days later, he killed himself.
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Palestinians are preparing to host pilgrims from around the world in celebrating Christmas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The Mass on Christmas Eve is one of the highlights of the Vatican's liturgical year and starts a busy week for Francis.
From the Archives: Religious Americans are descending on the U.S. border with Mexico, some to learn about the issues and others to express solidarity with immigrants.
From the Archives: Without its commercial trappings, Christmas becomes a simple but meaningful celebration. 'There’s so much to learn in the quiet,' one woman says.
From the Archives: The connection between Christmas and liquor has been institutionalized of late in 'carols and cocktails' events that, while concerning to some, are deeply consistent with the holiday’s history.
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A secular solstice celebration in wintertime is not for everyone. But attending one of these rituals for the religiously unaffiliated helps define our own ideas of 'sacred' and 'profane', writes Tara Isabella Burton.
(RNS) — Mary was said to be 'perplexed' when the angel Gabriel told her she was carrying the hope of a broken people. Like her, we must set aside our fears in a divided world and respond, 'Here I am.'