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Holy Fire brings Jerusalem Easter to joyful climax

<p>Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad</p>

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A Greek Orthodox nun holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

A Greek Orthodox nun holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Greek Orthodox nun holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad</p>

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Worshippers light candles on the side of the tomb of Jesus in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad</p>

Worshippers light candles on the side of the tomb of Jesus in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers light candles on the side of the tomb of Jesus in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Worshippers light candles during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad</p>

Worshippers light candles during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers light candles during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Worshippers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

Worshippers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Worshippers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad</p>

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>A worshipper holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

A worshipper holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A worshipper holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A worshipper holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad</p>

A worshipper holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A worshipper holds a candle as she takes part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city April 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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