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Christians must avoid being ‘concerned for gifts but cold toward those who are marginalised’

The Pope’s homily from Midnight Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

The Pontiff has celebrated the traditional Midnight Mass at St Peter’s Basilica

The Nativity shows ‘that God is Father and that his patient fidelity is stronger than darkness and corruption’

Please can we give these endless moanings about Christmas a rest?

Pope says Christians should ask: ‘What would happen if Mary and Joseph were to knock at my door?’

Pope says Christ’s birth overcame distance between God and man