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Christmas, is the annual Christian
holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Most members of the Roman
Catholic Church and followers of Protestantism celebrate Christmas on December
25, and many celebrate on the evening of December 24 as well.In addition to
being a religious holiday, Christmas is a widely observed secular festival.
For most people who celebrate Christmas, the holiday season is characterized
by gatherings among family and friends, feasting, and gift giving. Christmas
is incomplete without a mention of our popular santa claus, and christmas
trees, the reindeers, mistletoe, Christmas cakes, cookies, puddings, Christmas
goodies and Christmas cards.
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Christmas is for joy, for giving and sharing, for laughter, for coming
together with family and friends, for tinsel and brightly decorated packages...
But mostly, Christmas is for love. It was this love for which Jesus came to this
world and sacrificed his life.
Thus Christmas is a celebration of love and mirth symbolized by the Nativity,
the Santa, the caribou, the poinsettia and the evergreens. All that bring home
the spirit of love and life. And this is the spirit that makes Christmas so
popular throughout the world.
Though originated by the Roman Catholics who commemorate the December 25th as
the day of birth of Christ Child, it has gradually come to be celebrated by the
non-Catholics as well. As far as the United States goes, the celebration of
X'mas is comparatively of recent origin. Much of the world was already well into
Christmas celebrations by the time the United States began to wake up. In the
first half of the 19th century the Sunday schools in America held Christmas
celebrations. And the celebration of Christmas in America owes its origin to
these schools. Alabama was the first state to grant legal recognition to X-mas
in 1836. The DC did it in 1870. By 1893 all the states and territories had made
So be it the United States or in other parts of the world Christmas is
celebrated as the commemoration of the birth of Christ Child -- very likely the
holiest event ever to take place anywhere on the Earth, and an entirely worthy
occasion to celebrate. But don't we often wonder if we've got these things about
it right? And why is the difference of opinion (however immaterial) regarding
the date of birth? Is it even on the right date?
We bring to you a story of the Birth of Christ Child along and offer you a
short tour across the world to know the way Christmas is celebrated in
different parts. But before doing this please don't forget to brush up some
historical trivia regarding Jesus' birth. Click here to know the answers to
some simple yet vulnerable questions.