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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Take part in religious service or not?

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

THE FESTIVE SEASON. A time of joy and goodwill to all… Oh, who are we kidding?

Christmas, New Year and the fallow period in between are ripe for misunderstandings, family tension and silly arguments. We’re here to gauge the temperature on the niggly rows of the season and set them all to rights.

Today: While the timing of the Christmas celebration may have roots in pagan cultures, the name we use for it obviously has a religious connotation with Christian faiths. Do you partake in this? Do you

A. Attend a religious service over Christmas, or…

(via David Wright/

B. Don’t attend a religious service over Christmas

(via KnowMalta/

What’s your vote?

Poll Results:

B - No, I don't (750)
A - I attend a religious service over Christmas (573)
C - It's none of your beeswax (57)

See other Christmas Burning Questions>

See previous entries in The Burning Question*>

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