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H.Res. 847 (110th): Recognizing the importance of Christmas and the Christian faith.

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12/11/2007--Passed House amended. Recognizes the Christian faith as one of the great religions of the world.

Acknowledges: (1) the international religious and historical importance of Christmas and the Christian faith; and (2) the role of Christians and Christianity in the founding of the United States and in the formation of the western civilization.

Rejects bigotry and persecution directed against Christians.

Expresses support for and respect to Christians in the United States and throughout the world.