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A man dressed as Santa Claus stands on the wall of the Old City in Jerusalem (AP)

A tale of three Christmases

In the birthplace of Christianity, the different calendars used by churches mean that Christmas comes more than once a year

Pope Tawadros II has suspended his weekly public catechesis in Cairo (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A poster supporting the No vote in the referendum outside a Greek Orthodox church in Athens (AP)

Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos says Greeks ‘just hope to survive these truly terrible conditions’

Smoke rises from Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike earlier this week (CNS)

Priest and nuns had to evacuate 29 severely disabled children and nine elderly women