Christmas Day prayers

  • Christian devotees pray at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Christian devotees pray at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Devotees of all ages gathered at the Holy Rosary Church for prayers on Christmas Day on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Devotees of all ages gathered at the Holy Rosary Church for prayers on Christmas Day on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Devotees of all ages gathered at the Holy Rosary Church for prayers on Christmas Day on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Devotees of all ages gathered at the Holy Rosary Church for prayers on Christmas Day on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A girl prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A girl prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Priests are immersed in their prayers at Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Priests are immersed in their prayers at Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Christians receive offerings from religious leaders after prayers at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, protective face coverings were made mandatory during prayers at churches on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, protective face coverings were made mandatory during prayers at churches on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Devotees follow health guidelines while celebrating Christmas, one of the most important religious festivals for the Christian community, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Devotees follow health guidelines while celebrating Christmas, one of the most important religious festivals for the Christian community, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A girl prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A girl prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A child prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A child prays at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Priests are immersed in their prayers at Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Priests are immersed in their prayers at Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka’s Farmgate area on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec 25, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi