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Christmas more than a ‘sentimental festival’, Pope says

December 23, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Christmas “should not be reduced to a merely sentimental or consumerist festival,” Pope Francis said in his weekly audience on December 23. The Pope remarked that Christmas “has become a universal feast, and even those who do not believe perceive the appeal of this occasion.” But for Christians it is more than a holiday; the feast commemorates “a decisive event.” The Pope encouraged the faithful “to contemplate a little, in silence, before the creche.”

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