Although specific numbers aren't available, a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center showed that 96 percent of Christians in the United States celebrate Christmas, and the holiday is celebrated by 81 percent of non-Christian... More »

Little Christmas is an Irish holiday celebrated on Jan. 6, the feast of the Epiphany, according to Irish Examiner. It marks the end of the Christmas season. On this day, the Christmas tree and other decorations are taken... More »

Some foreigners in Afghanistan celebrate Christmas in churches on military bases or embassies; and Christians who live in the country celebrate quietly to avoid persecution. Most people in Afghanistan don't celebrate Chr... More »

Christmas is important because it is a major religious holiday for Christians, because it is a widely celebrated secular holiday, and because it accounts for significant economic activity in the United States and worldwi... More »

Christians in India celebrate Christmas by going to Midnight mass, decorating with Christmas trees and nativities, exchanging presents and holding a holiday feast. Christmas is a state holiday in India observed on Decemb... More »

A specific person did not start Christmas, but Christmas is a traditional holiday celebrated by people throughout the world for different reasons. People find joy in exchanging gifts with one another and honoring religio... More »

Three-quarters of people responding to a "Today" survey said they take down their Christmas tree by Jan. 6, the traditional 12th Day of Christmas. Catholics typically leave their trees up until Jan. 7, the day after Epip... More »