Saturday, October 31, 2020

What makes Christmas movies so popular?

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(Photo: Unsplash/Rawpixel)If you are one of those people who will settle in this evening with a hot cup of apple cider to watch a holiday movie, you...

London Bridge terror attack weighs on Archbishop’s mind at Christmas

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Justin WelbyPremierThe terrorist attack on London Bridge last month is a theme of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas Day sermon at Canterbury Cathedral.During his sermon, he reflected...

Carinal Vincent Nichols asks the nation to move on from ‘bitter’ Brexit debate

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Cardinal Vincent NicholsReutersThe head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has called on the nation to move on from the "bitter" debate over Brexit and...

Handling grief at Christmas and beyond

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Christians around the world are praying 'Thy Kingdom Come'.Thy Kingdom ComeAt Christmas and the New Year, most Christian Today readers will have spent weeks, maybe months preparing...

The light of Christ is ‘greater still’ than the world’s darkness, says Pope in...

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Pope FrancisReutersThe Pope has used his Christmas Day message to remind the world's 1.3 billion Catholics that no matter how dark the world may feel, the light...

Queen’s Speech: Jesus Christ shows the world how to overcome differences

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The Queen encouraged people to follow the example of Jesus in healing divisions in her Christmas Day speechAfter a "quite bumpy" year, the Queen invited the nation...

Decking the halls of history: the origins of Christmas decorations

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(Unsplash/Koen Eijkelenboom)The idea of hanging up decorations in the middle of winter is older than Christmas itself. Decorations are mentioned in ancient descriptions of the Roman feast...

A low-key Christmas for Iraq’s Christians

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A Christian woman inspects a home in the town of Bartella east of Mosul, Iraq, after it was liberated from Islamic State militants, November 23, 2016.ReutersIn the...