A special Christmas service was held in Vatican City, with Pope Francis addressing the Catholic Church.
In his speech, Pope Francis called for solidarity with the poor. The pope also pointed to ongoing humanitarian crises in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Africa, Europe and parts of Asia, and said the international community was ignoring major tragedies.
He said the Corona epidemic had also affected efforts to resolve disputes internationally.
In addition, according to the religious teachings of the Christians, the main celebration of Christmas was held in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.