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The traditional birthplace of Jesus is celebrating its merriest Christmas in years, as tens of thousands of tourists thronged Bethlehem on Friday for the annual holiday festivities in this biblical West Bank town.
Christmas is a time that evokes feelings of peace, joy, serenity, love, beauty, goodness and hope. We are very familiar with the story of our Lord's birth, especially as related in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke: the census, Mary and Joseph's trip to Bethlehem, the rejection at the inn, finding room in the stable, the angelic hosts, the guiding star, the shepherds and wise men and, most of all, the babe lying in the manger wrapped in swaddling clothes.
Berlin, Paris and London lie becalmed beneath a blanket of winter white. People come and go talking only of snow, snow, snow. They're obsessed with the weather, as if their winters are usually balmy seasons of sunshine and warmth. They've forgotten, if only for a fortnight or so, fears of terrorism and anger over intimate pat-downs. Tourists are furious over canceled flig
A few years ago, I was in China and, through the help of a friend, had the chance to spend a few hours with a senior editor of the People's Daily - the Communist Party's voice and the most influential journal in China.
President Barack Obama helped ring in the holidays Sunday night with musical stars Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox and Maxwell at the annual "Christmas in Washington" concert.
I am not sure whether Pastor Terry Jones had read the entire Koran before he planned "Burn a Koran" day on Sept. 11. An entire chapter of the Koran is dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus. The Koran praises Jesus himself more than 20 times.