Question of the week: How did the tradition of the Christmas tree start?

Q: How did the tradition of the Christmas tree start? A: Click  here for the answer. The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter as a forum for you to ask these questions. We want to share your questions anonymously within the framework of our newsletter where religious leaders… Read More

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? A:    click here A: or click here for another perspective By Valerii Tkachenko (Orthodox Christmas) [CC BY 2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons… Read More