A Syrian woman lights candles as she attends early Christmas eve mass, at the Mar Elias (St. Elijah) Christian Orthodox church in Bab Tuma, a predominantly Christian quarter of Damascus, on December 24, 2012. With ongoing fighting between Syrian government troops and rebel forces in areas of the Syrian capital, Christians in this diocese are attending church early. AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)