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 »

"November Christmas" is a movie produced and aired by the Hallmark Channel. The premise of the movie is that a father, caring for his sick, 8-year-old daughter, enlists the help of a small town to move Halloween celebrat... More » Art & Literature

The Grinch in Dr. Seuss' book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" is mean due to his hatred for Christmas and the Whos, as well as the fact that his heart is "two sizes too small." Other reasons include his scorn for happi... 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 »

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 »

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 »