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People take part in an outdoors Stations of the Cross procession in Havana March 7, 2012. Cuba’s government, after a request from Pope Benedict XVI, declared Good Friday 2012 a national holiday. (CNS photo/Reuters) ...read more
A woman reacts as a Stations of the Cross procession in Havana passes by her window March 3, 2012 during preparations for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba. (CNS photo/stringer via Reuters) ...read more
Other workers watch over Emanuele Roncaccia as he dusts hard-to-reach areas of the baldacchino over the main altar in St. Peter’s Basilica Dec. 18, 2012 at the Vatican. The baldacchino is cleaned by Vatican workmen twice a year, typically before Christmas and Easter, using a mix of ancient and modern techniques. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) ...read more
Pilgrims carry a statue of Christ on a donkey during a Palm Sunday procession outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Caacupe, Paraguay April 13, 2014. Also known as Passion Sunday, this first day of Holy Week commemorates Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion. (CNS photo/Jorge Adorno, Reuters) ...read more
A penitent wearing a colorful mask made of plastic straws joins others with costumes depicting Roman Centurions during an April 4 Lenten festival on the Philippine island of Marinduque. The festival, locally known as “Moriones,” is an annual ritual in the predominantly Catholic country for residents to remember the suffering of Christ during Lent. (CNS ...read more
Residents watch a re-enactment of the crucifixion at a procession during Holy Week in Larantuka, Indonesia, March 30, 2010. (CNS photo/Beawiharta, Reuters) ...read more
People follow a float in a Holy Week procession in Granada, Spain, March 31, 2010. (CNS photo/Pepe Marin, Reuters) ...read more
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for the U.S. Military Services, washes the feet Holy Thursday of a U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan at Shindand Air Base, located in Herat province. Archbishop Broglio made his pastoral visit to Afghanistan April 15-21, 2014. (CNS photo/courtesy of the Archdiocese for the U.S. Military Services) ...read more
Worshippers attend the Easter Vigil at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles March 30, 2013. One of the oldest of Christian celebrations, the vigil consists of lighting of the new fire and paschal candle and the baptism and initiation of people entering the church. (CNS photo/Victor Aleman, Vida Nueva) ...read more
A woman and girl take part in a procession through the streets of Ayacucho, Peru, during Holy Week celebrations April 3, 2012. (CNS photo/Oscar Durand) ...read more