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Seeing Past the Glitter…Encountering Christ at Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone!

Not being catholic, I seldom read what the Pope has to say.  But this year I actually read his Christmas eve sermon.    I was touched  by his story of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.  I have posted it here.  I hope my protestant friends can read it.

“Today, anyone wishing to enter the Church of Jesus’ Nativity in Bethlehem will find that the doorway five and a half meters high, through which emperors and caliphs used to enter the building, is now largely walled up. Only a low opening of one and a half meters has remained. The intention was probably to Read the rest of this entry