Rhode Island row over ‘Christmas’ tree snub

It’s all about the baby Jesus. We tend to almost forget this.

These were the words of Father Timothy Reilly, of the Catholic Diocese of Providence, when a row broke out last year over the fact that Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee chose to call a festive season tree a “holiday tree”.

He did it again this year, and in doing so has earned himself the 2012 “Ebenezer Award”, sponsored by the the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

I’ll let Jesus have the last word …

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Y’all have happy holidays now.