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The Ophilos III Leads Orthodox Christian Mark Chrismast

7 January 2023 01:24

Orthodox Christians marked Christmas with a service at the church of the nativity in the west bank city of Bethlehem on Friday, (7/1/2023).

The Greek Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilus III joined worshippers and pilgrims for the celebrations.

The Orthodox Church observes Christmas on January 7th, 2023 because it retained the Julian calendar for its liturgical schedule.