Chinese churches crowded for Christmas Mass

Some churches have allocate tickets in advance for worshippers and non-believers curious to celebrate Christian holiday.

    Attending church on Christmas Day has become so popular in China that some churches have had to start allocating tickets to worshippers. 

    Even non-believers attended the celebrations, eager to see the Christmas decorations.

    Christianity is the fastest growing religion in mostly atheist country.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Beijing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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