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After decades-long ban, Christmas holds new meaning for Cuba

Dec 4, 2012

Local Catholics say that the reinstatement of Christmas as a national holiday in 1997 after decades of being outlawed has... Read more

DC campaign points to Jesus as perfect Christmas gift

Nov 27, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A successful Advent initiative in Washington, D.C., is urging people to use the true meaning of the Christmas season to... Read more

Construction begins on a new nativity set in St. Peter's Square.

Vatican nativity set might include animals not at Jesus' birth

Nov 23, 2012

The Vatican has started construction on its annual nativity set in St. Peter's Square, and the display is expected to... Read more