Why is there such confusion with the dates of winter holidays in Russia? What is the true meaning of Christmas? Do the calls to “return Christ to Christmas” apply to the Orthodox Church? Such were the questions discussed at RIA Novosti studio by the Chief Editor of RussiaProfile.org Andrei Zolotov, Jr. and his Christmas guests – Deputy Chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Hieromonk Filipp Ryabykh and General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Russia, Rev. Igor Kowalewski, who also summed up the departing year's main events for the two Churches.