Oxford ‘not wise’ about Christmas
Posted: 05 Nov 2008 @ 00:00
OXFORD City Council has been accused of “banning Christmas” and replacing it with a Winter Light Festival. The plan is to hold a two-month celebration that will include several different religious festivals, including Diwali and Hanukkah.
The Revd Hugh Lee, City Rector of Oxford and chaplain to the Lord Mayor, said that Christmas had not been “banned”, and that the situation had been blown out of proportion. But, he said: “It’s a great shame the organisers ...
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