Father Saad Sirop Hanna of St. Joseph's Church in the Karada neighborhood of Baghdad greets worshippers at the Christmas Eve Mass. Susannah George/NPR hide caption

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Even the pope has gotten into social networking on the Pope2You Web site featuring a photograph of Pope Benedict XVI on the home page. The site translates its content into English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. Pier Paolo Cito/AP hide caption

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Nick Bairatchnyi, 12, has been a member of the National Cathedral Boy Choristers for four years. Nick, now a seventh-grader, first tried out for a solo in the fourth grade. Ryan Gibbons/NPR hide caption

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