Ancient Fresco of Jesus (Credit: iStockphoto via The Stream)

Washington Post Christmas Morning: Jesus Didn’t Exist

by William M. Briggs, Ph.D.,

of The Stream

Quæritur: Mary was an “Unwed Mother”? The Holy Family were “Refugees”? – Fr. Z
What Became of the Magi After Visiting Jesus? Their Amazing Forgotten Story – ChPp
Another Topless Demonstration of Women’s Dignity? – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
Cardinal Maradiaga’s Explanation Does Not Compute – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
Nuncio in Switzerland, “The Old Latin Mass is the Future of the Church” – Fr. Z’s Blog
Maradiaga Denies Financial Allegations, But Questions Remain Unanswered – E. Pentin

Scientists, Catholic Pro-Lifers Call for Reform of Pont. Acad. of Sciences – B. Kurland
Christmas: Reality Incarnate – Fr. Robert Johnson, Crisis Magazine
Are Christians Crying Wolf About Mistreatment & Marginalization? – D. Burk, The Strm
Christmas at Arlington – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Children in the UK Will Now Have to Learn Gay & Transgender Relationships – G. Carr
On the “Infancy Narratives” – David Warren, The Catholic Thing

A Blessed Model of Humility – Scott Richert, Catholic Answers Magazine
The US Is Accepting Fewer Christian Refugees than Ever – David J. Bier, FfEE
Christmas Two Thousands Years Later & Grace Is Still New – Trish Irvine, Catholic Stand

Christmas and the Wonder of Children – Cecily Lowe, Catholic Stand

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