Children in Holland, Belgium and Germany grew up with the figure of Saint Nicholas instead of the US’s Santa Claus. And instead of being helped by elves and reindeer to deliver toys to children like Santa, Saint Nicholas was helped by ‘Black Pete’ and came ‘by steamboat from Spain.’
Al-Abd Al-Faqir, a media group supported by the Islamic State, published two propaganda posters last month that depict an attack on Pope Francis.
One poster stated “Don’t think you are away from our attacks” and showed a jihadist with an Islamic State wristband and a handgun, taking aim at the pope as he walked by a barbed wire fence on a visit to Auschwitz. The other recent poster, again set at Auschwitz, was addressed to “slaves of the Cross” and depicted an assailant sneaking up on the pope from behind.
A 60-year-old man has been beaten in Paris in what seems to be a religious hate crime, newspaper Le Parisien reports.
“We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new line of toys: MAGA building blocks!,” the homepage of KeepAndBear.com hypes in blood-red lettering. “This set comes with more than 100 pieces including President Trump in a MAGA hard hat!”
Christmas shoppers searching for glittery cards, wrapping paper and crackers may have a tough job this year, as major retailers have reduced the amount used due to environmental concerns.
Students at Robious Middle School in Chesterfield County, Virginia have been told they won’t be singing any songs representing Jesus due to the “sacred nature” of Christ.
Her Majesty The Queen has delivered her regular Christmas address to the United Kingdom and her Commonwealth allies, reflecting on the radical Islamic terrorism that tore through London and Manchester this year.