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The Holy Week around the world 2015

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An interior view shows the scene in St. Peter’s, Vatican city of the Mass of the Chrism a highlight of Holy Week on April 2, 2015. It’s the mass of Holy or Maundy Thursday, where priests repeat their religious vows in front of their bishop and holy oils (chrisms) are consecrated. Photo: EPA

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Pope Francis greeting a young child and his mother during the traditional Washing of the Feet ceremony he performed at the Rebibbia jail in Rome on April 2, 2015. Photo: EPA

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Domeone puling at Pope Francis’s garments during his visit to the Rebibbia jail in Rome on April 2, 2015 when he performed the traditional Washing of the Feet ceremony. Photo: EPA

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Children dressed as angels lead a boy portraying Jesus Christ and his triumphant return to Jerusalem, in the Children’s Holy Thursday Procession, in Tunja, Colombia on April 2, 2015. Photo: AP

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Young boys dressed as penitents carry the religious float representing the 14th station of the cross, when the body of Jesus is placed in a tomb, in the Children’s Holy Thursday Procession, in Tunja, Colombia Children’s Holy Thursday Procession, in Tunja, Colombia on April 2, 2015. Photo: AP

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Actor Brendan Paul carries a cross through Sydney’s central business district during a re-enactment of Jesus’ journey to the cross, in Sydney on April 3, 2015. Photo: EPA

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A hooded member of the “Cristo de la Sangre” (Christ of the Blood) brotherhood carries a baby during an Easter procession, in Palma de Mallorca on April 2, 2015. Photo: EPA

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People on a balcony watch as an effigy of Jesus Christ on the cross is carried past during the “Cristo de la Fe “, populary known as the gypsy Christ parade, Holy Week procession on April 1, 2015 in Alicante. Photo: AFP

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A man member of the Nazareno brotherhood participates in the procession of Los Cristos in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 02, 2015. Photo: AFP

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People throw flower petals during the Palm Sunday procession of the “Estudiantes” brotherhood in Oviedo, northern Spain on March 29, 2015. Photo: Reuters

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Penitents take part in the “Procesion del Silencio” (Silence Procession) by the “Cristo de las Injurias” brotherhood, during the Holy Week in Zamora, Spain on April 1, 2015. Photo: AP

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Alba Jimenez, 19, wearing a traditional mantilla dress, looks on as she takes part as a penitent in the procession of the “Gitanos” brotherhood during Holy Week in Malaga, southern Spain on March 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters

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Filipino penitents are nailed to a wooden cross for the 29th year, during the re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, in San Pedro Cutud village, San Fernando, north of Manila, Philippines on April 3, 2015. Photo: EPA

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Actors perform in a re-enactment of the Last Supper of Jesus Christ, as conceived by Paraguayan artist Koki Ruiz (not pictured), during Holy Week celebrations in San Ignacio Misione, Paraguay on April 2, 2015. Photo: Reuters

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Penitents of the Jesus Yacente (Jesus laying) Brotherhood take part in their Holy Thursday procession in Zamora, western Spain on April 2, 2015. Photo: EPA

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The Holy Week around the world 2015

3 APR 2015

Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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