Answers to a ‘Pagan Christmas,’ Why Bethlehem Is Called ‘The City of David,’ and More Great Links!

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Answers to a “Pagan Christmas” – Shaun McAfee, O.P., at Ignitum Today

Why is Bethlehem Called “the City of David”? – Get Fed™

Putting the Christmas Back in Christ – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D., at Word & Song Blog

How Do We Know Where Jesus Was Born? – Fr. Dwight Longenecker

Why is Christmas on December 25? – Jon Sorenson at Catholic Answers Magazine

Why Don’t the Creeds Include Jesus’ Public Ministry? – Monsignor Charles Pope at Our Sunday Visitor

A Mirror of Christmas – The Happily Married Couple – Larry Peterson at Catholic Stand

Why Serve a World That Hates You? – Saint Cyprian – Monsignor Charles Pope at Community in Mission Blog

Saint John of the Cross, Master of Contemplation; Video – Dan Burke at Catholic Spiritual Direction

Reflect on the Astonishing Mystery of Christmas – Philip Kosloski at Aleteia

Beauty Is Our Guide: An Interview with Doctor Glenn Arbery – Jesse Russell at The Catholic World Report

Right as the Object of Justice – Aníbel Sabater at Ius & Iustitium

Want to Supplement Your Register Reading? Click Here for More Great Stories! – Tito Edwards at Big Pulpit