Photos of Midnight Mass and Holy Observances of Christmas

After many images of Santa Claus, bright lights, and shopping malls, here is one last photo visit to Christmas focusing on the holy aspect—the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and the varying Christian observances taking place around the world, often at midnight. Gathered here are Christmas services and observances from China, Kenya, Iran, Iraq, England, the U.S., India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Israel, France, and many more countries.

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