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Author Topic: what day of the year does the eastern orthodox church celebrate christmas?  (Read 1658 times)

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what day of the year does the eastern orthodox church celebrate christmas
« Last Edit: 14 March, 2009, 08:03:29 AM by Duffield1 »

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"Christmas is celebrated by Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe and throughout the world on the 7th of January in the Gregorian Calendar - 13 days after other Christians."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/subdivisions/easternorthodox_6.shtml

Wonder why they worded it that way, "in Central and Eastern Europe and throughout the world"?

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yes it is a stramge wording