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 »

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 »

Haiti celebrates Christmas much like many other countries with families getting together to have a special dinner and giving gifts to one another, and many people go to midnight Mass. The holiday season begins early in H... More »

Although Christmas is not a public holiday in China, it is nevertheless celebrated by many Chinese people, particularly younger generations between the ages of 15 and 45. In fact, according to the China Social Survey Ins... 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 »

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 »

For Christians, Christmas holds deep religious meaning as it signifies the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is an annual holiday that is celebrated by billions of people, religious or otherwise, throughout the world on D... More »