The stained glass window of St Gummarus Church in Lier, Belgium, depicting the Visit of the Three Wise Men.

Five common myths about the Christmas story, from where and when Jesus was born to who wrote Away in a Manger

Christmas celebrates the birth of Christ, but scholars have cast doubt on several parts of the Nativity story, from the number of wise men to the presence of animals at the birth – and authorship of a favourite carol

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The stained glass window of St Gummarus Church in Lier, Belgium, depicting the Visit of the Three Wise Men.
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