The Eastern churches continued to celebrate it on
(which was also a pagan holiday)
In the 17th century, Christmas was banned for a
time in England and in early America.
In the 19th century, most Christian churches
gradually adopted some form of Christmas
That's where we stand today.
churches celebrate the birth of Jesus on December
25th (whether on the Gregorian or Julian
Calendar) and a few, namely the Armenian
church, on January 6th.