At a Christmas Eve mass in the Vatican, Pope Francis urged more "sharing and giving", denouncing the "insatiable greed" of modern consumerism At a Christmas Eve mass in the Vatican, Pope Francis urged more "sharing and giving", denouncing the "insatiable greed" of modern consumerism
Dec 25, 2018

Christmas celebrated around the world (Pics)

Services are being held around the world as Christians mark the birth of Christ.

(BBC world)

c2In Egypt, this little girl listened attentively during a church service in Cairo (EPA)

c3Meanwhile, this couple kissed by a Christmas tree in Istanbul, Turkey (EPA)

c4A cardboard cutout of Pope Francis turned up at this church in Taipei, Taiwan (EPA)

c5These altar boys played a key role during celebrations in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (REUTERS)

c6Families at Sydney's Bondi Beach celebrate in the middle of the southern hemisphere's summer (GETTY IMAGES)

c7A young boy, part of a group of thousands of migrants travelling from Central America to the US, celebrates at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico (REUTERS)

c8In France, so-called "yellow vests" protesters held a service at a roundabout in the northern town of Somain (AFP/ GETTY IMAGES)

c9This woman prayed in silence at a church in Beijing, China (EPA)

c10A Christian community attended a mass at Santa Maria Church in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (REUTERS)

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