Tens of thousands of people turn out on St. Peter's Square at the Vatican to hear the Argentine pope deliver his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) blessing and message, marking the second Christmas since his election last year.
A boy listens to Pope Francis delivering his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the City and to the World) message in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Dec. 25, 2014.
Pope Francis gives his traditional Christmas "Urbi et Orbi" blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Dec. 25, 2014.
People attend a mass on Christmas day at the Cathedral Church in Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 25, 2014.
People enjoy a plate of a paella dish offered as a Christmas gift for poor people by a restaurant owner in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Dec. 25, 2014.