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Keep Christ In Christmas

All Across Long Island, Movement Is On To ‘Keep Christ In Christmas’

There is more to Christmas than gifts and jingle bells, so say a growing number of people with lawn signs and bumper stickers.

12/16/2013

Pope Francis caresses a child during his pastoral visit at St Francis of Assisi on Oct. 4, 2013. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Thanks To Pope Francis, Explosion Of Interest In Catholicism Hits Long Island

Some are calling it the “Francis effect” — a boom in Sunday mass attendance and even in Catholic school enrollment. All the credit is going to the charismatic new pope.

11/12/2013