Christmas in Bangladesh

  • Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Christians pray at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A priest prays at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A priest prays at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A priest prays at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A priest prays at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A priest prays at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A priest prays at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children take part in prayers at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children take part in prayers at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children take part in prayers at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children take part in prayers at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity, was born in Bethlehem today. Jesus's birth was the theme of decoration for Christmas at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity, was born in Bethlehem today. Jesus's birth was the theme of decoration for Christmas at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Security measures have been toughened up at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate to celebrate Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Security measures have been toughened up at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate to celebrate Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Security measures have been toughened up at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate to celebrate Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Security measures have been toughened up at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Dhaka's Farmgate to celebrate Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh celebrates Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians, amid the coronavirus pandemic on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh celebrates Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians, amid the coronavirus pandemic on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh celebrates Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians, amid the coronavirus pandemic on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh celebrates Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians, amid the coronavirus pandemic on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mask-wearing was mandatory during the celebrations of Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians, amid the coronavirus pandemic on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mask-wearing was mandatory during the celebrations of Christmas, the largest festival of the Christians, amid the coronavirus pandemic on Dec 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove