According to whom? Not me, not that my thought counts for anything. As far as I am concerned it absolutely removes Christ from Christmas.
Just because everyone knows what xmas stands for, doesn't make it right or apporpriate. Like people pronouncing often (the t is silent) as of-TIN in a vain attempt to sound more intelligent.
get thee to a dictionary, hence.
The 't' in 'often' is indicated in the pronunciation key, along with the silent 't'. But sometimes people quote dictionaries in a vain attempt to sound more intelligent