PHOTOS: Christmas procession and Midnight Mass in Bethlehem 2018

Published: December 25 Tue, 2018

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BETHLEHEM/ PHOTOS – On December 24, 2018, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate, opened Christmas festivities during the traditional procession in the streets of Bethlehem’s Old City. He also celebrated Midnight Mass at St. Catherine Church in presence of priests, religious men and women, and faithful from around the world. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his delegation also attended the Mass alongside different General Consuls of Jerusalem.

Photos: ©Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Meeting with parishioners in Jerusalem

Meeting with Bethlehem and Beit Jala parishioners

Traditional procession in the streets of Bethlehem’s Old City

Christmas Midnight Mass at St. Catherine Church