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Father Abdulah Tafas (left), originally from Syria, is a priest with the Syriac Orthodox Church. Samir Abu Lail, originally from Jordan, is priest with the Melkite Catholic Church. Last Sunday both presided over services at Saint Joseph in North Seattle — a Melkite church where many Middle Eastern Christians gather. (Photo by Sara McCaslin)

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Saint Joseph church in Lake City mixes traditions to create a spiritual home for Christians from across the Middle East. I spent one of the...

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How to create your own Christmas decorations using clay, cigarette packs, and a little un-permitted pruning. The other day my wife and I decorated our...

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Cardboard Kenyan children play with a donated soccer ball in the World Vision display at Northgate Mall. (Photo by Alex Stonehill) On a Sunday...

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Not feeling the commercialization of Christmas in America? Take a trip to Ethopia. The country's large Orthodox Christian community traditionally observes the day with...