The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has issued a press release conveying its disappointment with the City of Philadelphia over the city’s decision to remove ‘Christmas’ from the third annual Christmas Village.
“If we are to be a truly diverse and inclusive community, we must certainly be respectful of all of the various celebrations that occur during this time of year,” the release states. “Christmas deserves its rightful place among those.”
The release also points out the obvious contradiction the city has created by removing the Christmas Village signs, but continuing to promote the holiday setup as none other than. . . the “Christmas Village at Philadelphia.”
Feed the Feed: In its attempt to be more inclusive, is the city offending those who celebrate Christmas?