Russian Orthodox Christmas 2011
Moscow, Russia, 06/01/2011..A priest makes uses holy water to make the sign of the cross on a nun's forehead as Russian Christians attend an Orthodox Christmas service at Peter Paul church in central Moscow, late on Christmas Eve. Christmas falls on January 7 for Orthodox believers in the Holy Land, Russia and other Orthodox churches that use the old Julian calendar instead of the16th-century Gregorian calendar.
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