Catholic and Orthodox Christians had previously believed the remains of Saint Nicholas were held in Bari, Italy.
The Third Reich de-emphasized the religious aspects of the holiday and reinvented it as an Aryan celebration.
Most Christians had to flee their homes to avoid death at the Islamic State's hands.
Roman Catholic leader warns against a world in which "the lights of commerce cast the light of God into the shadows; when we are concerned for gifts, but cold toward those who are marginalized."
Stories about hardships and traumatic events teach children how to overcome obstacles.
For some, the time-honored Christmas tradition is a welcome distraction from the incoming administration.
Balkan diplomacy falls prey to the peril of holiday gift giving.
America is obsessed with “The Nutcracker”—and with reimagining the classic in alternative productions using burlesque, hip hop and more.
The issue could become the ‘final straw’ when relationships are vulnerable, experts said.
John Lewis's Christmas ads have a special place in the U.K.'s national heart.
An attempt to encourage consumers to shop at approved Christian outlets works both ways.
Politely countering arguments from hidebound conservative relatives needs a little preparation.
The U.S. Embassy said in a brief statement it had "received information of possible threats" against Westerners.