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Christmas
December 13, 2020
It is not what we expected, and not what most of us want. This year’s Vatican creche has been laughed at and ridiculed for looking like a science fiction story or children’s toys. One figure was often described as looking like Darth Vader, though to me he looks more like a Sontaran from Doctor Who.
December 07, 2020
The liturgical season of Advent has given rise to many great traditions, from the election of the Boy Bishop, to St Nicholas, to Carolling.
December 29, 2017
The city's transit authority said it could only run a Christmas ad by the Archdiocese if it was more 'commercial'
December 27, 2017
‘If we take him away, the lights go out and everything becomes fake,’ Holy Father says
December 25, 2017
'We remember the birth of Jesus Christ, whose only sanctuary was a stable in Bethlehem. He knew rejection, hardship and persecution.'
December 25, 2017
Christmas invites us to focus on the sign of the Child and to recognise him in the faces of little children
December 25, 2017
'An outdated model of development continues to produce human, societal and environmental decline'
December 25, 2017
The prime minister praised 'Christian values of love, service and compassion'
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