Palm Sunday

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A devotee carries palm fronds with an image of Jesus Christ during Palm Sunday rites outside Santo Nino Parish Church in Manila. AP Photo/Aaron Favila

A devotee carries palm fronds with an image of Jesus Christ during Palm Sunday rites outside Santo Nino Parish Church in Manila. AP Photo/Aaron Favila

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A Filipino carries palm fronds inside the Santo Nino Parish Church in Manila as he attends Palm Sunday rites. AP Photo/Aaron Favila

A Filipino carries palm fronds inside the Santo Nino Parish Church in Manila as he attends Palm Sunday rites. AP Photo/Aaron Favila

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Dovetees wave their palm fronds as a priest blesses them during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. AFP photo/Jay Directo

Dovetees wave their palm fronds as a priest blesses them during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. AFP photo/Jay Directo

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A vendor sells palm fronds in front of a church during Palm Sunday in Manila. AFP photo/Jay Directo

A vendor sells palm fronds in front of a church during Palm Sunday in Manila. AFP photo/Jay Directo

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Dovetees wave their palm fronds as a priest blesses them during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. AFP photo/Jay Directo

Dovetees wave their palm fronds as a priest blesses them during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. AFP photo/Jay Directo

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Churchgoers wave their woven palms in front of a crucifix during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

Churchgoers wave their woven palms in front of a crucifix during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

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Devotees wave palm fronds as they wait for a priest to bless it with holy water at Redemptorist Church to celebrate Palm Sunday in Baclaran town, located in Paranaque city. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

Devotees wave palm fronds as they wait for a priest to bless it with holy water at Redemptorist Church to celebrate Palm Sunday in Baclaran town, located in Paranaque city. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

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Churchgoers, with their woven palms, touch the glass where a baby Jesus doll, called Sto. Nino, is encased during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

Churchgoers, with their woven palms, touch the glass where a baby Jesus doll, called Sto. Nino, is encased during Palm Sunday mass in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

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A priest, wheeled on a makeshift cart, sprinkles holy water as devotees wave their palm branches while participating in a Palm Sunday procession in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

A priest, wheeled on a makeshift cart, sprinkles holy water as devotees wave their palm branches while participating in a Palm Sunday procession in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

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A priest sprinkles holy water as a faithful wave their palm branches while participating in a Palm Sunday procession in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

A priest sprinkles holy water as a faithful wave their palm branches while participating in a Palm Sunday procession in Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

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Devotees wave palm fronds as priest Ariel Lubi blesses it with holy water at a redemptorist church to celebrate Palm Sunday in Baclaran town, located in Paranaque city which is part of metro Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

Devotees wave palm fronds as priest Ariel Lubi blesses it with holy water at a redemptorist church to celebrate Palm Sunday in Baclaran town, located in Paranaque city which is part of metro Manila. Reuters Photo/Romeo Ranoco

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Filipino Catholic devotees wave palm fronds during Palm Sunday rites outside Santo Nino Parish Church in Manila, Philippines. Roman Catholics trooped to churches to commemorate the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. AP Photo/Aaron Favila

Filipino Catholic devotees wave palm fronds during Palm Sunday rites outside Santo Nino Parish Church in Manila, Philippines. Roman Catholics trooped to churches to commemorate the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. AP Photo/Aaron Favila

UPDATED ON APR 01, 2012 02:34 PM IST
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