Category Archives: Christmas

Holland – Saint Nicholas Season Start Sees ‘Black Pete’ Demonstrations

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.’

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As Christmas Approaches, Islamic State Threatens Christians

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.

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US School bans Christmas carols containing word “Jesus” in fear they may be offensive to ‘diverse students’

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.

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