Sign up for the TODAY newsletter

You have successfully subscribed to the TODAY newsletter.

Subscribe now and get trending stories, celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.

Pope speaks out for immigrants in Christmas message, quiet holiday in the Holy Land

Pope Francis defended immigrants in his Christmas Eve mass at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican Sunday, explaining that Mary and Joseph were foreigners. This comes as fewer visitors traveled to the traditional birthplace of Jesus this year amid a quiet holiday in the Holy Land. NBC’s Morgan Radford reports for TODAY.

Best of TODAY

Play All