Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

//Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

On Jan. 6, following the Julian calendar, the Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas. Hundreds took to the streets, from Bethlehem to Gaza.

On January 6, 2017, the bells of Bethlehem rang out in celebration and Manger Square was filled with Orthodox Christians of various rites from across the West Bank. It is Christmas time.

As per tradition, dozens of scout groups, along with the civil authorities and many religious, welcomed the leaders of various denominations, during their solemn entry into the city where the first Christmas, two thousand years ago, revolutionized the fate of the world.

2017-01-12T16:13:11+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: News from the Holy Land|0 Comments