Tag : Christmas Celebrations
title : Muslim Mayor of Nazareth Says Christmas Celebrations No Longer Canceled Over Trump Jerusalem Move
summary : The Muslim mayor of the Israeli city of Nazareth has now said that Christmas celebrations will be permitted following reports that they would be cancelled due to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem.
date : Dec 18, 2017 09:56 AM EST
title : Complaint About Nativity Scene on New Mexico City Property Prompts Bigger Christmas Festival
summary : When an atheist group mailed Belen, N.M., city leaders a complaint about a nativity scene placed on property across from City Hall, Belen officials initiated a new "Follow the Star to Bethlehem" event, which became the city's biggest Christmas occasion ever. Belen, a city founded in 1740, is Spanish for Bethlehem. It reportedly was named by two Spaniards deliberately in honor of Bethlehem, making this complaint a bit more personal than usual.
date : Dec 13, 2015 01:25 PM EST