- Aug 7, 2020
A new poll shows more Americans prefer hearing the phrase “Merry Christmas” than “Happy Holidays” during this time of year.
While Mass participation drops in the country, Italians want you to back off from messing with their nativity scenes.
An advertisement depicts the silhouette of shepherds against a night sky in which an apparent Star of Bethlehem is shining, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington, has been banned from city buses.
Displaced Iraqi Christians try to keep the spirit of Christmas alive. War, violence and discrimination have forced many Christians to leave their homes and live as refugees. Yet despite the distance and across different time zones, families find ways to stay together.
A “Hipster Nativity” set being peddled by a group of friends features Joseph sporting a lumberjack beard and a man bun while he uses his iPhone to selfie the moment as the Segway-riding wise men present baby Jesus with amazon.com boxes.
The Starbucks Red Cup Christmas Controversy has by now played itself out — swiftly moving from outrage to criticism and then back to outrage — but not before one of America’s funniest Catholics weighed in on the non-troversy. Stephen Colbert has some ideas on how Starbucks might make its cups more Christmas-friendly: