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Christians across the country observe ‘Good Friday’

Updated : 2019-04-19 22:43:08

Christians across India attended mock crucifixions and passion plays that mark the day Jesus was crucified, known as Good Friday.

An Indian Catholic woman prays touching the feet of a clay model of Jesus Christ in a church during Good Friday prayers in Kolkata. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
An Indian Catholic woman prays touching the feet of a clay model of Jesus Christ in a church during Good Friday prayers in Kolkata. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, second left, Superior General of Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Saint Teresa, conducts a prayer to mark Good Friday in Kolkata. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, second left, Superior General of Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Saint Teresa, conducts a prayer to mark Good Friday in Kolkata. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Devotees enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday outside the St. Joseph Cathedral in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Devotees enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday outside the St. Joseph Cathedral in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Christian devotees take out a procession at the All Saints Cathedral to mark the Good Friday in Prayagraj.  (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Christian devotees take out a procession at the All Saints Cathedral to mark the Good Friday in Prayagraj.  (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Christians reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during a Good Friday procession in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Christians reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during a Good Friday procession in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Christians watch a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Good Friday in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Christians watch a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Good Friday in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Christians watch a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during a Good Friday procession in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Christians watch a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during a Good Friday procession in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Christian devotees reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Christian devotees reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
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