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Pope Asks Faithful to Look Beyond Christmas ‘Glitter’

Posted December 24th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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As millions of Christians worldwide prepared to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict XVI decried the increasing commercialization of Christmas. At a Christmas Eve service in a packed St. Peter’s Basilica Saturday, the pontiff asked the faithful to look beyond the holiday’s superficial “glitter” to discover its true meaning. Meanwhile, tens of thousands […]

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Pope Asks Faithful to Look Beyond Christmas ‘Glitter’

Posted December 24th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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As millions of Christians worldwide prepared to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict XVI decried the increasing commercialization of Christmas. At a Christmas Eve service in a packed St. Peter’s Basilica Saturday, the pontiff asked the faithful to look beyond the holiday’s superficial “glitter” to discover its true meaning. Meanwhile, tens of thousands […]

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