Filipinos check stuffed toys as people make their last-minute shopping along the busy shopping area of Divisoria in Manila, Philippines on Christmas eve, Monday Dec. 24, 2012. Christmas is one of the most important holidays in this predominantly Roman Catholic nation. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Gallery: Christmas Eve around the world
Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:41 PM
From Afghanistan to Hong Kong and Alaska to Haiti, take a look at scenes from Christmas Eve around the world.