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25 Days of Christmas: Day 24 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part IV

Christmas in South America The celebration of Christmas in South America is similar to that in Central America because of the warm climate and the religious aspect of the holiday. As with most countries of Hispanic origin, children receive gifts … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 23 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part III

Christmas in Central America and the West Indies Honduras Hondurans have their own version of posadas. For nine days before Christmas, the faithful act out Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging. Once house in the village is chosen to be … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 22 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part II

England In England, the Christmas tree has been widespread since Prince Albert introduced the custom in 1841. Caroling and bell ringing are very popular as well, and the land that gave us the Christmas card is still sending them by … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 21 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part I

Christmas is observed in all kinds of places around the world – from the privacy of a single home to public worship in a cathedral, in the smallest villages and the largest cities, in the jungles and in the deserts. … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 16 ~ Christmas on the Silver Screen

When you think of Christmas, you may think of the joy that’s brought each season by television, music, and the movies. The Grinch, George Bailey, Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer, and a host of other figures who came to prominence after … Continue reading

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