Orthodox Christians worldwide Celebrate Christmas On January 7Daniel McCarthy (Author) Published Date : Jan 09, 2023 10:04 IST
Generally, Christians celebrate their Christmas on 25th December. However, since Christmas is over and the New Year has begun, millions of Orthodox Christians worldwide celebrate Christmas on the 6th and 7th of January.
In this case, Greek Orthodox Christians have performed midnight prayers at the Nativity Church in Bethlehem, where Christ is believed to have been born.
The prayer was attended by the president of the State of Palestine and the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh. Likewise, Orthodox Christians in Russia held a special midnight prayer in the cathedral church.
Orthodox Christians worldwide Celebrate Christmas On January 7