It's Good Friday

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Students enact crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Ahmedabad. PTI photo

Students enact crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Ahmedabad. PTI photo

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Bandra's Mount Carmel Church set up a scene of The Last Supper, using life-size statues of Jesus Christ and his 12 apostles. HT/Sattish Bate

Bandra's Mount Carmel Church set up a scene of The Last Supper, using life-size statues of Jesus Christ and his 12 apostles. HT/Sattish Bate

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Hooded barefoot penitents perform self-flagellation to atone for their sins in San Fernando, Pampanga in northern Philippines. Reuters/Erik De Castro

Hooded barefoot penitents perform self-flagellation to atone for their sins in San Fernando, Pampanga in northern Philippines. Reuters/Erik De Castro

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JR Galvez, 30, portraying Jesus Christ, carries a wooden cross while he is whipped by a man portraying a Roman soldier during a procession of Good Friday in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

JR Galvez, 30, portraying Jesus Christ, carries a wooden cross while he is whipped by a man portraying a Roman soldier during a procession of Good Friday in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

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JR Galvez, 30, portraying Jesus Christ, carries a wooden cross during a procession ahead of Good Friday in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

JR Galvez, 30, portraying Jesus Christ, carries a wooden cross during a procession ahead of Good Friday in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

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Penitents flagellate themselves as part of Lenten observance in Manila. AFP/Ted Aljibe

Penitents flagellate themselves as part of Lenten observance in Manila. AFP/Ted Aljibe

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An actor applies make-up before taking part in a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in a procession during Good Friday celebrations in Luque. Reuters/Jorge Adorno

An actor applies make-up before taking part in a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in a procession during Good Friday celebrations in Luque. Reuters/Jorge Adorno

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An actor carries a cross as he plays the role of Jesus Christ in a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in a procession during Good Friday celebrations in Luque. Reuters/Jorge Adorno

An actor carries a cross as he plays the role of Jesus Christ in a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in a procession during Good Friday celebrations in Luque. Reuters/Jorge Adorno

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An actor carries a cross as he plays the role of Jesus Christ in a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in a procession during Good Friday celebrations in Luque. Reuters/Jorge Adorno

An actor carries a cross as he plays the role of Jesus Christ in a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in a procession during Good Friday celebrations in Luque. Reuters/Jorge Adorno

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Passing residents pause to take pictures of Filipino self-taught artist Ronald Bautista's version of the Passion of Jesus Christ in his neighborhood's observance of Holy Week at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. AP/Bullit Marquez

Passing residents pause to take pictures of Filipino self-taught artist Ronald Bautista's version of the Passion of Jesus Christ in his neighborhood's observance of Holy Week at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. AP/Bullit Marquez

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