Indian Prime Minister urged to follow up Christmas message

The prime minister had invited representatives of various Christian denominations for the December 25 celebration

Hebei, Chinese police ban children of Baoding from celebrating Christmas

In a province where the presence of Catholics has historically been strong, authorities deployed imposing "security" measures on Christmas

URBI ET ORBI: Pope Francis deplores ‘desperate humanitarian situation’ in Gaza

"My heart grieves for the victims of the abominable attack of 7 October, and I reiterate my urgent appeal for the liberation of those still being held hostage."

IN PHOTOS: Vietnamese nuns help Hmong villagers celebrate Christmas

The sisters also make nativities from used items to sell and sing folk songs to raise money and offer food to people in need.

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily for Christmas 2023

"As you conform us ever more to yourself, we shall bear witness before the world to the beauty of your countenance"

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IN PHOTOS: Philippines’ lantern parade amplifies #NoToJeepneyPhaseout call

The spectacle of lights and colors with different lanterns put into the spotlight the current social issues and human rights concerns

Inter-religious Christmas celebration held in India

The event, held on December 16, brought together people from various faith communities to celebrate the spirit of Christmas

Pope Francis: Vatican Nativity scene should prompt prayers for the Holy...

"We cannot help but think of the drama that the inhabitants of the Holy Land are experiencing... especially to children and their parents"

Manila authorizes Christmas convoy to cheer up troops in South China...

As many as 40 civilian boats would participate in the convoy, which will conduct its trip from December 10 to 12

Christians barred from holding Christmas service in Indonesia, rights group claims

The regent said the shop should not be used as a location for worship because it had not been officially designated as such by the government

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