Why is Christmas on December 25th? Why is Christmas on December 25th?
ReadOasis Step 2 Would you celebrate someone’s birthday even if no one knew the day when he or she was born? That is what... Why is Christmas on December 25th?

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Would you celebrate someone’s birthday even if no one knew the day when he or she was born? That is what happens around the world every year on December 25th, when most Christians remember Jesus’ birthday. We know a lot about Jesus. But we don’t know the day, or even the month, when he was born. So why did early Christians pick December 25th as his birthday?

Many people think that Christians chose a Roman holiday to spread their faith. One very important holiday was on Decembe...

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