Rome (dpa) - Christians around the world celebrate Christmas. In the Holy Land, the traditional Christmas procession moved from Jerusalem to Bethlehem. In Rome, Pope Francis was supposed to celebrate Christmas mass in the evening. Many thousands of believers were expected in St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square. According to biblical tradition, Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jerusalem, in turn, is the place of crucifixion and resurrection.
Church: Christians around the world celebrate Christmas
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