- May 6, 2021
Wearing hard hats and protective suits, members of the choir of Notre Dame Cathedral sang inside the medieval Paris landmark for the first time since last year’s devastating fire for a special Christmas Eve concert.
CNA’s Hannah Brockhaus describes her experience of midnight mass in Beirut.
Christmas Eve in Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, was toned down on account of the recent violence sparked by President Donald Trump’s recognition of nearby Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
On Christmas Eve, Pope Francis used his noontime Angelus address to pray for world peace, the release of kidnapped priests, nuns and laity, and also for the victims of a devastating tropical storm in the Philippines that’s left more than 200 people dead.