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Christmas Collection: Away in a Manger

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 02.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

While some folks prefer a Charlie Brown Christmas and others align themselves with the Clark Griswold school of decorating, Loree Bowen and her family in Orange County, Calif., celebrate the season by unpacking 10 large storage bins filled with more than 70 nativity scenes and related artwork.

Nativity Scenes At Guantanamo Bay Spark Protests

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Some troops at Guantanamo Bay want the U.S. Navy to remove nativity scenes and Christmas decorations from two...

Cleanin' Up Christmas

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion
Alisha L. Gordon

We are meticulous in repainting the picture to make it look presentable to the world. How useful could someone who has been rejected, broken, and born into a manger really be?

Baby Jesus: Not Welcome Here

Cheryl Moch | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Cheryl Moch

I can admire your trees and your lights in this dark season and your Santa with his merry laugh. But it all gets too serious when I see that manger with its empty cradle waiting for the birth of a baby whose horrible death will be blamed on me.

The Challenge Of The Manger In Bethlehem

Tobias Roberts | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Tobias Roberts

Advent should be the season for us to reflect, not just on the tenderness of the manger scene, but of what that scene represents below the surface. It should push us to understand that God became incarnate in the world of the poor and oppressed and shared intimately in that reality.

Christmas Memories (WATCH)

Posted 12.14.2012 | MarloThomas

Growing up, my family went all out at Christmastime. My father put up a grand nativity scene in front of our house, complete with large statues of bab...

Judge: No More Room For Nativity Scenes At Palisades Park

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles federal judge on Thursday dismissed a Christian group's lawsuit to force suburban Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city...

One Way To Save The Santa Monica Nativity Scenes

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not that often that my beloved Santa Monica finds itself in the news -- both locally and nationally. But here it is. Today's LA Times headline reads "Santa Monica can bar Nativity Scenes." This morning's New York Times weighed in as well, with "A City Ban Changes the Christmas Scene."

Nativity Scenes With A Cultural Flavor

FoxNewsLatino.com | Posted 12.23.2011 | Latino Voices

When Shirley Camargo, a Colombian who lives in Miami, set up a nativity scene in her living room last month, she was attempting to recreate a family t...

Hayley Miller

Nativity Project Makes Its Point Before Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Hayley Miller | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Christmas came early to the Supreme Court Wednesday when roughly 20 members of the Nativity Project, a nationwide campaign to "celebrate...

Ice Sculptors Create Giant Nativity Scene In Austria

Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion

To mark the start of the Advent season, ice sculptor Gert J. Hoedl and his international team created a nativity scene made of ice, in Graz, Austria o...

'Grudge Against Jesus': Holy Infant Stolen Twice From Same Nativity Scene

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When the baby Jesus disappeared from his nativity scene, Henry Schmidt of suburban Downers Grove, Ill. bought a replacement and didn't think much of i...