The Word Among Us

Advent 2011 Issue

Christmas Did You Know?

Some Surprising Events That Happened on Christmas Day

Christmas Did You Know?: Some Surprising Events That Happened on Christmas Day

496. Clovis I, the king of the Franks, one of the tribes of Gaul (as France was then called) was baptized on Christmas Day along with three thousand of his followers.

This was a key step in the unification of the French nation because with this massive conver­sion, the combined influence of the church...

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