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Devotees participate in the Good Friday rituals around the world

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Published : Apr 15, 2017, 1:51 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
Worshippers in Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, Paraguay and Spain walk the streets enacting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ three days before the resurrection on Easter Sunday. (Photo: AP)
Worshippers in Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, Paraguay and Spain walk the streets enacting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ three days before the resurrection on Easter Sunday. (Photo: AP)
A hooded penitent from the Cristo del Mercado brotherhood, silhouetted by the Segovia cathedral, carries a wooden cross as taking part in a traditional annual Holy Week procession in Segovia, Spain. (Photo: AP)
A hooded penitent from the Cristo del Mercado brotherhood, silhouetted by the Segovia cathedral, carries a wooden cross as taking part in a traditional annual Holy Week procession in Segovia, Spain. (Photo: AP)
A hooded woman carries a wooden cross during a Holy Week procession in Taxco, Guerrero state, Mexico. (Photo: AP)
A hooded woman carries a wooden cross during a Holy Week procession in Taxco, Guerrero state, Mexico. (Photo: AP)
A faithful Catholic lights a torch as he participates in the "Tanarandy" town procession, south of Asuncion, Paraguay. (Photo: AP)
A faithful Catholic lights a torch as he participates in the
La Escuela de Cristo Catholic Church penitents burn incense during an afternoon procession through the streets of Antigua in Guatemala. (Photo: AP)
La Escuela de Cristo Catholic Church penitents burn incense during an afternoon procession through the streets of Antigua in Guatemala. (Photo: AP)
Catholic faithful of Paraguay carry a Virgin statue in a "Tanarandy" town procession, south of Asuncion, Paraguay on Good Friday. (Photo: AP)
Catholic faithful of Paraguay carry a Virgin statue in a
People carry a statue of Jesus Christ during a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Regla, a town just across the bay from Havana, Cuba. (Photo: AP)
People carry a statue of Jesus Christ during a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Regla, a town just across the bay from Havana, Cuba. (Photo: AP)
Church groups carry representations of Christ on the cross as they walk in a procession to church. (Photo: AP)
Church groups carry representations of Christ on the cross as they walk in a procession to church. (Photo: AP)

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