Rome (dpa) - Christians around the world celebrate Christmas. In the Holy Land, the traditional Christmas procession moved from Jerusalem to Bethlehem. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is also expected at midnight mass. Pope Francis wants to celebrate Christmas mass in Rome in the evening. Many thousands of believers are expected in St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square. For Francis it is the seventh Christmas party this year as head of the Catholic Church.
Church: Christians celebrate Christmas
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