Bethlehem, Israel - State of
A CHOIR BOY CARRYS A CROSS DURING THE ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS PROCESSION IN BETHLEHEM.
A choir boy carries a cross during the annual Orthodox Christmas procession at the "Manager Square" near the church of the Nativity, the considered birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem, January 6. Patriarchs from 14 countries, including the Holy Land are gathered to celebrate the Christmas in Bethlehem on January 7. The only Patriarch that did not arrive in Israel is the Syrian.