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What Paul Crouch has to do with Black Friday and Pope Francis

I found myself standing in a line outside a department store at 4:30 a.m. on Black Friday.

COMMENTARY: The Thanksgivukkah mashup conflates two different values

(RNS) One holiday calls us to stop everything and appreciate; another demands that we stop everything and agitate.

Gluttony is a sin, but not on Thanksgiving

(RNS) Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate food with gusto.

POLL: Why do you celebrate Thanksgiving

If you celebrate Thanksgiving, we'd like to know what inspires you to do so.

Why I’m boycotting Black Friday this year

I’ve always been a religious devotee of Black Friday. Last year, I got up with my sisters and mother-in-law in the middle of the night while the tryptophan and pie residue still flowed in my veins, drove to Starbucks for a carafe of overpriced Americana tradition in a red paper cup and headed to a Seattle mega-mall to raise the balance on my credit card in the name of holiday cheer and goodwill.

POLL: Are you going to go shopping on Thanksgiving?

While some stores are offering a jumpstart on holiday sales by opening up on Thanksgiving Day, others are vowing to keep their doors shut.

‘#GivingTuesday’ event aims to boost charities

In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday shopping season.
Now, a group of charities and corporate sponsors is urging Americans to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving just as powerful a day of giving to those in need.

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