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In pic: Christians observe Good Friday across the globe

Updated : April 02, 2021 09:51 PM IST

Christians all over the world attend mock crucifixions and passion plays that mark the day Jesus was crucified, known to Christians as Good Friday.

Parishioners wearing a face mask to protect against coronavirus take part in a Stations of the Cross service during the Good Friday service, at the Holy Cross Cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria. (Image: AP)
Parishioners wearing a face mask to protect against coronavirus take part in a Stations of the Cross service during the Good Friday service, at the Holy Cross Cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria. (Image: AP)
Mitch Simmons acting as a Roman soldier whips Jeff Burkett portraying Jesus carrying the cross as cars slowly pass during an event:
Mitch Simmons acting as a Roman soldier whips Jeff Burkett portraying Jesus carrying the cross as cars slowly pass during an event: "The Road to Resurrection: A Journey of Jesus's life" at Mount Pisgah Church in Greensboro, USA. The production has about 100 actors stationed at 14 stations as drivers move pass by listening to the recorded narration of each scene. (Image: AP)
A Christian reenacts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
A Christian reenacts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
Christians pray during a procession to mark Good Friday in Jammu. (Image: AP)
Christians pray during a procession to mark Good Friday in Jammu. (Image: AP)
Christian families leave after attending Good Friday service at a St.John's Cathedra, in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
Christian families leave after attending Good Friday service at a St.John's Cathedra, in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: AP)
Servers take part in a Stations of the Cross service during the Good Friday service, at the Roman Catholic Church in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Image: AP)
Servers take part in a Stations of the Cross service during the Good Friday service, at the Roman Catholic Church in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Image: AP)
A crucifix placed in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday, the day Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary, in London, UK. (Image: AP)
A crucifix placed in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday, the day Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary, in London, UK. (Image: AP)
Pastor Anna Berkholz, centre and Pastor Sebastian Appelfeller lead a Good Friday car service at the Kirmesplatz in Neuss, Germany in accordance to the coronavirus protection ordinance. (Image: AP)
Pastor Anna Berkholz, centre and Pastor Sebastian Appelfeller lead a Good Friday car service at the Kirmesplatz in Neuss, Germany in accordance to the coronavirus protection ordinance. (Image: AP)
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa, centre, holds a cross on Palm Sunday on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. (Image: AP)
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa, centre, holds a cross on Palm Sunday on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. (Image: AP)
Published : April 02, 2021 09:51 PM IST
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