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Holy Week Celebrations Across World

Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week. Meanwhile several devotees attend a Mass celebrating the Nazarene of Saint Paul Holy Week procession, outside the Basilica of St. Teresa, in Caracas, Venezuela.

Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Alvaro Barrientos

xHooded penitents walk along the city in the Holy Thursday procession in Calahorra, northern Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Ariana Cubillos

Devotees attend a Mass celebrating the Nazarene of Saint Paul Holy Week procession, outside the Basilica of St. Teresa, in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Aaron Favila

A man playing the role of Jesus Christ reacts during a mock crucifixion as they stage a play at a village in observance of Holy Week in Quezon city, Philippines. The group staged a Filipino traditional play called "Senakulo" to depict the life and passion of Christ as this predominantly Roman Catholic country observes the Holy Week or lent.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Bernat Armangue

A porter of the "La columna" Catholic brotherhood adjusts his "costal" during Holy Week preparations in the southern town of Baeza, Spain.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Alvaro Barrientos

A hooded penitent carries a cross in the Holy Thursday procession in Calahorra, northern Spain.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Rodrigo Abd

A pilgrim chants a song while taking part in a religious procession in honor of the Virgin of Punta Corral as part of Holy Week festivities in Tilcara, Jujuy province, Argentina.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Dolores Ochoa

A Catholic faithful holds palm fronds after Palm Sunday mass at the start of Holy Week in Quito, Ecuador.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Rodrigo Abd

Pilgrims take part in a religious procession in honor of the Virgin of Punta Corral as part of Holy Week festivities in Tilcara, Jujuy province, Argentina.

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Easter Holy Week | Photo: AP/Fernando Vergara

Catholic faithful hold palm fronds during Palm Sunday mass at the start of Holy Week at the Divine Child Church in Bogota, Colombia.

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