The conclusion that Mary did not feel pains at the birth of Christ can be deduced from her immaculate conception. Since pains at childbirth is one of the punishments inherited from original sin which Mary is free from. There are a number of passages and quotes from Church Fathers that support this conclusion, some of
A Satanic monument weighing 300 pounds, has been vandalized for the third time in Boca Raton, Florida A 300-pound metal display intended to honor satan, has been pulled down by protestors who are opposed to its erection next to a traditional Nativity display. The 300-pound, red and black satanic pentagram was erected by Preston Smith,
On Sunday Pope Francis said that with Christmas just around the corner, it’s important to stop and make time for silent reflection on the true meaning of the holiday, specifically on figures in the Nativity. “Next Sunday will be Christmas. This week let us try to find a moment to pause, to have a bit
Join virtual tour guide Danny Herman, known as “Danny the Digger,” as you take a 360-degree look through one of the holiest sites on earth. According to the Sancuary of Bethlehem, their virtual tour will go from simple images to an immersive experience. Using the site’s features, you can take a look at the ceilings,
A Catholic priest has decided not to put up a traditional Nativity display in Italy for fear of offending Muslims and atheists. Fr. Sante Bragge said the display of a crib in the local cemetery could offend others. A Catholic priest in Italy has declined to put up a traditional Nativity display in the municipal
The Vatican erected its Nativity scene and Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square on Friday, December 9. Everyone expected the beautiful Nativity, tree and Luzzo boat but one more special addition was placed at the very last moment. The Vatican’s Christmas tree was decorated, as promised, with artwork from Italy’s sick children, primarily cancer patients.
The Southland Christian Church used adults to recreate children’s versions of the reason for the season. The hilarious film was posted to YouTube Christmas Eve last year. The three-minute short features adults lip-syncing to children’s’ voices as the kids explain what Christmas is all about. Keeping in character, the actors and actresses use the appropriate
This year the Vatican’s Nativity scene and Christmas tree placed in St. Peter’s Square will be inaugurated and lit on December 9th According to Vatican Radio, the roughly 82-foot-high (25m) spruce tree will come from Trentino, Italy. Once it is cut down, local school students will replace it by planting nearly 40 new spruce and