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The Christmas of Chinese Catholics, despite snow and persecution
In the snowbound northeast of the country some non-official priests will be in many churches for midnight mass, to be with the faithful. In Xiamen the story of the Nativity staged, to help many non-Catholics who come to Mass on Christmas better understand.
Christmas in an Islamic country: festivities, traditions and solidarity
Exams are held earlier in Christian schools to prepare Nativity plays; streets and homes are decorated; Caritas offers dinner to 300 kids in juvenile prison.
28/12/2004 JORDAN - CHRISTMAS
A Christmas of lights and contrasts
Iraqi exiles celebrate Christ's birth.
28/12/2004 PAKISTAN CHRISTMAS
Christmas, a holiday that brings Christians and Muslims closer together
Gujarat Christians want a Christmas without violence
Hindu fundamentalists organise festivals to disrupt Christmas celebrations.
11/08/2005 CHINA - WYD
WYD: The first time ever for China's underground Church
More than 100 Chinese Catholics of the clandestine (unofficial) church have arrived in Cologne, overcoming difficulties posed by visa and controls. They tell of persecution but also of great vitality in evangelization.
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