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Retracing a Christmas donkey ride

Last week, we heard from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool, who's been re-tracing the journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem said to have been made by Mary and Joseph. Like the Biblical couple, Maqbool's traveled by donkey. Anchor Katy Clark gets an update from him.

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The ''other'' Bethlehem

Bethlehem in what's now the West Bank is considered the birthplace of Jesus. But an Israeli archeologist has spent years excavating another town of Bethlehem, this one in Galilee, where he's uncovered an inn, a monastery.

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Singing between the lines

The Christmas carol "O Come All Ye Faithful" may contain a hidden political message. We hear from a professor in the UK about the coded meaning, which he says was to be understood by rebel English Catholics in the 18th Century.

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Global Hit

We close our program this Christmas Day with a carol from a small village in Ireland. The song is called "The Darkest Midnight" and is performed by Irish singer Cara Dillon.