Pope Francis, center, celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis has begun celebrating his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff by placing a baby Jesus statue in a replica of a manger in St. Peter's Basilica. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Gallery: Christmas Eve around the world
Dec. 24, 2013 @ 05:03 PM
Celebrations large and small ring in the Christmas holiday around the world.