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Celebrating Holy Week

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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A woman, penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leaves a church as she takes part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman, penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leaves a church as she takes part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman, penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leaves a church as she takes part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena, in the rain outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain April 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena, in the rain outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain April 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena, in the rain outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain April 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Worshippers take part in a procession during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 18. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers take part in a procession during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 18. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers take part in a procession during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 18. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin...more

An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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People are seen in a bar as penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

People are seen in a bar as penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

People are seen in a bar as penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Penitents of Las Aguas brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 15. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of Las Aguas brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 15. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of Las Aguas brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 15. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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A costalero of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), stretches before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A costalero of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), stretches before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14....more

A costalero of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), stretches before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses and a penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses and a penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses and a penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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A boy sells palms during a Palm Sunday mass outside the San Francisco Church in Lima, marking the start of the Holy Week, Peru April 14. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A boy sells palms during a Palm Sunday mass outside the San Francisco Church in Lima, marking the start of the Holy Week, Peru April 14. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A boy sells palms during a Palm Sunday mass outside the San Francisco Church in Lima, marking the start of the Holy Week, Peru April 14. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A costalero of Los Gitanos brotherhood adjusts the costal (headdress) of his friend as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A costalero of Los Gitanos brotherhood adjusts the costal (headdress) of his friend as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A costalero of Los Gitanos brotherhood adjusts the costal (headdress) of his friend as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood wait before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood wait before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood wait before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A couple embraces as penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A couple embraces as penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A couple embraces as penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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A penitent of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood runs on his way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A penitent of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood runs on his way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A penitent of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood runs on his way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
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Penitents attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 18. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 18. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 18. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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Penitents prepare to attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 17. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents prepare to attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 17. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents prepare to attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 17. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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Actors take part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Actors take part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Actors take part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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