Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

World Dec 25, 2018

Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different faiths, races or ideas, describing the world's differences as a richness, not a danger, and calling for political solutions to end wars in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere. Conflicts in Ukraine and tensions on ...

Austria celebrates 200 years of beloved carol 'Silent Night'

World Dec 21, 2018

Austria celebrates 200 years of beloved carol 'Silent Night'

Austria has something special to celebrate this festive period as it marks 200 years since the first performance of one of the world's most beloved Christmas carols, "Silent Night. Celebrations of the anniversary will culminate with a special Dec. 24 performance of "Stille Nacht" at ...