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Roving Reporter

What are your thoughts this year about Christmas and your faith in Christianity?

Toch Rinth

"I have believed since I was very young. We enjoy Christmas because it is the

birthday of Jesus, the Lord, who was born as an ordinary man to save the people

of the world."

Riar Sey

"I am very happy we have the opportunity to celebrate Christmas, and to remember

that Jesus Christ was born as a man in order to

save the world."

Teap Siyem

"I am delighted to have the Christmas celebration because we have only one time

to celebrate Christ, the Lord, who came to the world to save all the people of all

the nations."

Ung Rieng

"I am so happy now that that the government has allowed the Christians to be

free to worship Christ-it is goodto see the faith of Cambodian Christians after so

many years of hardship."

Mea Mean

"I love Jesus. I am so glad to be here with my family to join in the celebration

of Christmas."

Noun Vanghat

"I am pleased with the celebration of Christmas. This year I see many Christians

in Church, people singing for Jesus, and remembering that it was Jesus Christ who

sacrificed himself for us all."

- Translated by Moeun Chhean Nariddh

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