The World Celebrated Christmas

Posted On 26 Dec 2013
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  • A couple dressed as Santa Claus handing out candy to visitors on the waterfront of Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong during Christmas Eve.

  • Visitors to a shopping mall in Hong Kong playing with confetti and decorations on Christmas Eve.
  • A giant manger that rises from two weeks ago at the Bagel hill in the heart of the Ecuadorian capital, now lit Christmas of Quito.
  • The Eiffel Tower is seen from a boat on the Seine River in Paris, by people who attended a dinner on Christmas Eve.
  • The event was planned by the French charity Secours Catholique.
  • People walk around the Cathedral of Saint Mary during the celebration of Christmas Eve in Yangon (Burma).
  • Thousands of Christian light candles to celebrate Christmas Eve in the vicinity of the church of Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • Just outside the church of Santa Maria in Siliguri, India, attended hundreds of Christians to place their traditional candles.

  • A couple poses in front of Christmas lighting for souvenir photos in the Tokyo area.
  • Cardinal Angelo Comastri lights a candle next to the manger in Bethlehem in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican during the celebration of Christmas Eve.
  • Christians pray at the Grotto of the Nativity, where according to a belief dating from the fourth century, the manger where Jesus was born, in the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem (Palestine) was.
  • American soldiers attending a religious ceremony on the eve of Christmas at Bagram military base in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops in bases throughout the hill country to bring greetings and gifts.
  • A devout Christian who wears a Santa Claus costume going from door to door singing carols on Christmas Eve in New Delhi, India.
  • Christmas is celebrated with great fanfare throughout India. Schools, offices and markets are decorated and many events are organized to celebrate the occasion.

  • People with objects referring to Christmas, celebrated swimming in the cold waters of Lake Orankesee in Berlin, Germany.
  • In this strange habit, not suitable for chilly participate Germans of all ages.
  • U.S. soldiers also celebrated Christmas in Afghanistan.
  • They even tasted a well-deserved dinner.
  • Do not forget that Christmas is a religious celebration, so, Catholics, Orthodox and other Christian minority groups attend their churches.
  • Among Christians, having more members is the Catholic Church. In the perspective image of the Pope during Christmas at the Vatican.
  • Francis Pope, who this year spends his first Christmas as pontiff celebrated a mass of the most anticipated of the year.
  • With his characteristic good humor, the Pope drew thousands around the Plaza de San Pedro.
  • And if it comes sacred places, go to Bethlehem, the West Bank town (near Jerusalem) where according to the Bible, “Jesus” was born.
  • Each year, thousands of tourists and Catholic residents, flooded the historic streets of Bethlehem, enclave in the Judean Hills.
  • And until that historic place, have come new technologies to document one of the most important Christian celebrations of the year.
  • The birth of Jesus Christ is also commemorated in the Pakistani church where hundreds of people attend each year.
  • It is the cathedral of Lahore, Pakistan.
  • The St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Karachi, Pakistan, is one of the most visited by Christians of that country during Christmas celebrations enclosures.
  • And from the devastated areas left by Typhoon Haiyan, Christians flock to the venues that were left standing.
  • Until ravaged areas also became Santa Claus.
  • Santa Claus also surprised at the small African island of Madagascar.
  • And from the other side of the world, literally, the Australians held outdoors.
  • Young Chinese war celebrated Christmas with foam.
  • Iraqis also gathered in their temples to celebrate Christmas.
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