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Is this statuette supposed to be St. Nicholas of Myra, or Father Christmas, or somebody else?

In the lobby of a residential building during the Christmas Season last year, I encountered the white-bearded sculpture pictured below, about half the height of an average son of Adam. This piece of ...
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Did Santa Claus really Punch Out Arius? [duplicate]

I was reading about St. Nicholas who helped in part inspire our modern stories of Santa Claus and read the following: One weak tradition has him actually attending the Council of Nicea in A.D. 325, ...
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