Bishop: Children should know gifts don’t come from Santa
Catholic World News - December 15, 2010
Criticizing plans for a Santa Claus house in the city square, an Argentine prelate said that Christmas should not be confused with a “fat man dressed in red.”
“Surely, in the coming days there will be a deluge of advertisements after they inaugurate the house where a fat man dressed in red lives,” said Archbishop Fabriciano Sigampa of Resistencia. “And we should not confuse, we should not confuse Christmas with that.”
He added that children “should know that, in reality, the gifts come from the efforts of their parents and with the help of Jesus.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($33,944 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!