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Posted: December 25, 2013 at 3:49 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The message of Christmas is a message of peace, love and brotherhood. We have to be brothers with each other.” Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal, the top Roman Catholic cleric in the Holy Land

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