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How Christmas is celebrated by Orthodox Christians?

The story of the birth of Jesus Christ contain the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. During the reign of Herod in Judea under the rule of Rome, Emperor Augustus issued a decree to hold a national census. The Jews wrote down on my knees and childbirth; each family had their seats of the patriarchs. Joseph and Mary, as descendants of king David, were born from Bethlehem, they had to write only there, that’s where they went from Nazareth.

According to the gospel, in Bethlehem, they could not find a place in the house or at the Inn, why were forced to stay outside of town, in a cave where shepherds sheltered livestock in inclement weather. In this cave night of the blessed virgin Mary and the Baby was born — the Son of God, Christ. The first Christmas Jesus came to worship shepherds, informed about this wonderful event by the appearance of the angel. But in heaven was revealed to the miraculous star that led to the baby Jesus by the Magi (wise men). The wise men gave Christ gifts — gold, frankincense, and myrrh. On the eighth day after the birth of the Savior, according to the law, he was given the name Jesus, which was given Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals in the world
Every year around the world held more than hundreds of different festivals. Some of them are quite traditional, while other festivals are striking in their uniqueness and even absurdity. Perhaps…

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Unusual holidays in Latin America
Carnival! In order to take part in a festive procession in the beginning of February, the streets of their cities facing millions of Latin Americans. So in Bonao, which is…

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How Christmas is celebrated by Orthodox Christians?
The story of the birth of Jesus Christ contain the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. During the reign of Herod in Judea under the rule of Rome, Emperor Augustus issued…

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