Question of the Week – Why is Christmas celebrated on different dates?

Q:

Dear Editor, I have read that December 25 is not the correct birth date of Jesus Christ, and the Eastern Orthodox church celebrates on a different date. What is the reason behind this difference?
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By Valerii Tkachenko (Orthodox Christmas)
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