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On which date do Russians and Greeks celebrate Christmas? Why ?

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Asked by joyoti sen, 12 Jan '08 02:27 pm
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On Dec. 25.

However the religious calendar used by the Greek/Russian/Syrian/Armenian/Rumanian/Coptic/Ethiopian Orthodox Church is Julian and so their Christmas coincides with Jan. 7 according to the Gregorian calendar most of the world has adopted.
Answered by Shahryar Pax, 12 Jan '08 07:52 pm

 
  
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Thirteen days after Western Christmas, on January 7th coz the Russian and Greek prthodox church still uses the old Julian calendar which is 13 days behind the modern Gregorian calendar.
Answered by Saj Sierra, 13 Jan '08 11:05 am

 
  
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Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas on January 7, the date on the Gregorian ... Russians
Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 14 Jan '08 11:22 am

 
  
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