Orthodox Christmas: Masses held from Bethlehem to Moscow

Millions of faithful Orthodox Christians around the world have attended midnight mass, from Belarus to Ethiopia.

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    Millions of faithful Orthodox Christians around the world have attended midnight mass, from Belarus to Ethiopia.

    Orthodox Christians follow the old Julian calendar and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on the seventh of January.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.


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