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Christmas Midnight Mass In Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK - DECEMBER 25: Foud Twal, the Latin Patriarch of the Holy Land, holds the Baby Jesus in Saint Catherine's Church at the end of the Christmas Midnight Mass and walks in procession to the 'Grotto', where Christians believe the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus Christ, in the adjacent Church of the Nativity on December 25, 2012 in Bethlehem, West Bank. Thousands of pilgrims made their way to the Church of the Nativity this week to worship at the sacred site believed to be the birthplace of Jesus. (Photo by Abed Al Hashlamoun-Pool/Getty Images)

Christmas in Bethlehem

Worshippers attend mass at the Church of St. Catherine, which is connected to the Church of Nativity, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. Pilgrims flock in from all over the world to the spot known for being the birthplace of Jesus.