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    Catholics await for the Good Friday's "Santo Entierro" (Holy Burial) procession, held as part of Holy Week celebrations, in Guatemala City, on April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO Johan ORDONEZJOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images
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    CUENCA, SPAIN - APRIL 18: Penitents take part in a Good Friday procession on April 18, 2014 in Cuenca, Spain. Spain celebrates Holy Week with processions in most Spanish towns during the last week of Lent. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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    CUENCA, SPAIN - APRIL 18: Penitents manouevre a statue representing Jesus Christ on the cross back to El Salvador church at the end of a Good Friday procession on April 18, 2014 in Cuenca, Spain. Spain celebrates Holy Week with processions in most Spanish towns during the last week of Lent. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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    Matilde Campodonico - AP
    In this April 13, 2014, a South American cowboy known as a gaucho, and the wild horse he rides on, fall during a rodeo organized as part of Holy Week celebrations in Montevideo, Uruguay. The rodeo is one of the main attractions during Easter, also known as Tourism Week or Semana Criolla in Uruguay. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
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    Matilde Campodonico - AP
    In this April 13, 2014 photo, South America cowboys known as gauchos walk together at the end of a rodeo organized as part of Holy Week celebrations in Montevideo, Uruguay. Although the city of Montevideo has organized the annual rodeo since 1925, parliament declared rodeo a traditional sport in 2006. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
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    Francisco Seco - AP
    A worshipper dressed as a Roman soldier stands before taking part in the re-enact of the Stations of the Cross during the celebrations of the Holy Week in Ourem, Portugal, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
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    Francisco Seco - AP
    Children stand by a church entrance as they follow the re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross during the celebrations of the Holy Week in Ourem, Portugal, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
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    Czarek Sokolowski - AP
    Believers hold a Cross during a Way of the Cross procession in downtown Warsaw, Poland, Friday, April 18, 2014. The procession on Good Friday is a part of celebrations during the Holy Week, which ends with Easter Sunday, the most important holiday for Catholics. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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    Rodrigo Abd - AP
    A man performs during the reenactment of the Passion of Christ in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 18, 2014. Christians all over the world are marking Good Friday, the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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    Rodrigo Abd - AP
    A woman waits for the star of a Good Friday procession honoring "The Lord of Miracles", the patron saint of Lima, Peru, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Christians all over the world are marking Good Friday, the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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    JOHAN ORDONEZ - AFP/Getty Images
    Catholics participate in Good Friday's "Santo Entierro" (Holy Burial) procession, held as part of Holy Week celebrations, in Guatemala City, on April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO Johan ORDONEZJOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images
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    Moises Castillo - AP
    In this April 13, 2014 photo, Mario Eduardo Garcia poses for a portrait dressed as a Roman soldier during the procession by Saint Joseph church in Guatemala City. Garcia has participated as a Roman soldier in the Palm Sunday procession for the last 38 years. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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    JOHAN ORDONEZ - AFP/Getty Images
    Catholics participate in Good Friday's "Santo Entierro" (Holy Burial) procession, held as part of Holy Week celebrations, in Guatemala City, on April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO Johan ORDONEZJOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images
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    Penitents take part in the Santo Entierro Procession in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ AFP PHOTO/JAIME REINA.JAIME REINA/AFP/Getty Images
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    ALFREDO ESTRELLA - AFP/Getty Images
    Actors perform the Passion of Jesus Christ during Good Friday in San Bernabe Ocotepec in Mexico City, on April 18, 2014. TheLiving Passion is a representation of the Passion of Christ from the last supper to his crucifixion, death and resurrection. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo ESTRELLAALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images
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    MARIO LAPORTA - AFP/Getty Images
    A penitent dressed with a black tunic holds a cross during a religious a procession as part of the Good Friday celebrations on April 18, 2014 in Sorrento, near Naples. One of the most solemn ceremonies in Christianity, Good Friday commemorates the death of Jesus Christ before his supposed resurrection on Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTAMARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images
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    MARIO LAPORTA - AFP/Getty Images
    Penitents dressed with black tunic walk during a procession as part of the Good Friday celebrations on April 18, 2014 in Sorrento, near Naples. One of the most solemn ceremonies in Christianity, Good Friday commemorates the death of Jesus Christ before his supposed resurrection on Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTAMARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images
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    A "Picao" penitent bleeds after whipping himself during the "Santa Vera Cruz" brotherhood procession of the Holy Week in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, in Northern Spain, on April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ RAFA RIVASRAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
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    Rodrigo Abd - AP
    A man performs during the Passion of Christ in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 18, 2014. Christians all over the world are marking Good Friday to commemorate the day Jesus was crucified. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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    JULIO CESAR AGUILAR FUENTES - AFP/Getty Images
    An actor performs as Jesus Christ during the Good Friday procession in Monterrey, Mexico, on April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Julio Cesar AguilarJulio Cesar Aguilar Fuentes/AFP/Getty Images
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    JULIO CESAR AGUILAR FUENTES - AFP/Getty Images
    An actor performs as Judas Iscariote during the Good Friday procession in Monterrey, Mexico, on April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Julio Cesar AguilarJulio Cesar Aguilar Fuentes/AFP/Getty Images
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    ALFREDO ESTRELLA - AFP/Getty Images
    Actors perform the Passion of Jesus Christ during Good Friday in San Bernabe Ocotepec in Mexico City, on April 18, 2014. TheLiving Passion is a representation of the Passion of Christ from the last supper to his crucifixion, death and resurrection. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo ESTRELLAALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images
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    Rodrigo Abd - AP
    Jesus Christ, center, portrayed by Mario Valencia, better known as "Cristo Cholo," reenacts the Passion of Christ in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 18, 2014. Christians all over the world are marking Good Friday, the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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    Jeremy Wade Shockley - AP
    A family from Chihuahua, Mexico prays at a hilltop shrine on the road from Nambé, New Mexico to El Santuario de Chimayo, Friday, April 18, 2014. Many pilgrims honor this tradition as part of Holy Week, making special prayers at the hilltop shrines located throughout the region. (AP Photo/Jeremy Wade Shockley)
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    Moises Castillo - AP
    In this April 13, 2014 photo, Victor Ramirez poses dressed as a Roman soldier, during the procession of the church of Saint Joseph in Guatemala City. Throughout Guatemala, every year, hundreds of men, their costumes inspired by 1950’s movies, get dressed in leather sandals, cardboard shields, red capes and plastic helmets to reenact scenes of Biblical Jerusalem during Holy Week. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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    Moises Castillo - AP
    A man dressed as roman soldier carries a portrait of Jesus pinned on his costume as he takes part in a procession of La Merced church as part of Holy Week celebrations in Antigua Guatemala, Friday, April 18, 2014. Throughout Guatemala, every year, hundreds of men, their costumes inspired by 1950’s movies, get dressed in leather sandals, cardboard shields, red capes and plastic helmets to reenact scenes of Biblical Jerusalem during Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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    Moises Castillo - AP
    A man dressed as a Roman soldier rides on a horse during a procession of La Merced church as part of Holy Week celebrations in Antigua Guatemala, Friday, April 18, 2014. This colonial Central American town begins to resemble Biblical Jerusalem with dozens of processions that recreate the final days of Jesus Christ on Earth. Escorting Jesus, hundreds of costumed Roman soldiers roam the streets on foot and on horseback. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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    Flagellants take part in a Good Friday procession along a street of Taxco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion, on Good Friday, and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/Pedro PARDOPedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images
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    PEDRO PARDO - AFP/Getty Images
    A flagellant takes part in the Good Friday procession along a street of Taxco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion, on Good Friday, and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/Pedro PARDOPedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images
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    PEDRO PARDO - AFP/Getty Images
    Penitents take part in a Good Friday procession along a street of Taxco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion, on Good Friday, and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/Pedro PARDOPedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images
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    The Christ of "El Cachorro" brotherhood is seen during Holy Week celebrations in Sevilla on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO/ GOGO LOBATOGOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images
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    GOGO LOBATO - AFP/Getty Images
    Penitents of "El Cachorro" brotherhood parade during a Holy Week procession in Sevilla on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO/ GOGO LOBATOGOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images
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    CESAR MANSO - AFP/Getty Images
    Actors perform the Passion of Christ during Good Friday, in Castro Urdiales, province of Cantabria in northern Spain on April 18, 2014. Living Passion is a representation of the Passion of Christ from the last supper to his crucifixion, death and resurrection. AFP PHOTO/ CESAR MANSOCESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images
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    CESAR MANSO - AFP/Getty Images
    Actors perform the Passion of Christ during Good Friday, in Castro Urdiales, province of Cantabria in northern Spain on April 18, 2014. Living Passion is a representation of the Passion of Christ from the last supper to his crucifixion, death and resurrection. AFP PHOTO/ CESAR MANSOCESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images
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    CESAR MANSO - AFP/Getty Images
    Actors perform the Passion of Christ during Good Friday, in Castro Urdiales, province of Cantabria in northern Spain on April 18, 2014. Living Passion is a representation of the Passion of Christ from the last supper to his crucifixion, death and resurrection. AFP PHOTO/ CESAR MANSOCESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images
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    Esteban Felix - AP
    A boy dressed as Archangel Gabriel stands on a platform as he is carried in a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Masaya, Nicaragua, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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    Esteban Felix - AP
    A girl dressed as an angel stands on a platform as she is carried in a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Masaya, Nicaragua, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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    Esteban Felix - AP
    Girls dressed as angels stand on platforms as they are carried in a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Masaya, Nicaragua, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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    Keith Srakocic - AP
    Volunteers carry a wooden cross in a procession through the streets of Etna, Pa., a Pittsburgh suburb, on Good Friday, Friday, April 18, 2014, as part of their annual "Drama of The Cross". Clergymen from Christian churches in the borough organize a trek with volunteers carrying the wooden cross through borough streets to the cemetery as part of their services. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
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    Larry Steagall - AP
    On Good Friday, Monica Beckham carries a cross along the Port Orchard, Wash. waterfront at the 22nd annual Crosswalk followed by other worshippers on Friday, April 18, 2014. The event was held to celebrate the death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the upcoming Easter holiday. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)
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    Larry Steagall - AP
    Tina Holmes bows for prayer at one of the station stops during the 22nd annual Port Orchard, Wash. Crosswalk on Friday, April 18, 2014. The event was held to celebrate the death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the upcoming Easter holiday. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)
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    Franklin Reyes - AP
    A woman watches a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Santa Maria del Rosario, Cuba, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    Jeremy Wade Shockley - AP
    Victor Moncada stands with a walking stick that belongs to his uncle who was paralyzed a number of years ago and is no longer able to make the trek himself, Thursday, April 17, 2014, El Santuario de Chimayo. Moncada walked from Albuquerque, New Mexico to have his rosary and the staff blessed during Holy Week. (AP Photo/Jeremy Wade Shockley)
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    Scott Heppell - AP
    Pilgrims walk with crosses as the Northern Cross pilgrimage makes its final leg of the journey to Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed, England, Friday, April 18, 2014. For more than 30 years, groups of pilgrims celebrate Easter by crossing the tidal causeway during the annual Christian cross carrying pilgrimage to Holy Island , the pilgrims walk around 100 miles through Northumberland and the Scottish Borders during Holy Week. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell).
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    Scott Heppell - AP
    Pilgrims walk with crosses as the Northern Cross pilgrimage makes its final leg of the journey to Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed, England, Friday, April 18, 2014. For more than 30 years, groups of pilgrims celebrate Easter by crossing the tidal causeway during the annual Christian cross carrying pilgrimage to Holy Island , the pilgrims walk around 100 miles through Northumberland and the Scottish Borders during Holy Week. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
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    Hassan Ammar - AP
    A man plays the role of Jesus during the Passion of Christ on Good Friday during Holy Week celebrations in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, April 18, 2014. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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    Hassan Ammar - AP
    People watch a reenactment of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday during Holy Week celebrations in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, April 18, 2014. Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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    Petros Giannakouris - AP
    Children hold candles as they take part in a mass of Holy Friday outside a church at Nea Moni monastery on the eastern Aegean island of Chios, Greece, on April 18, 2014. Orthodox Christians around the world celebrate Easter on Sunday April 20. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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    Dimitri Messinis - AP
    Worshipers walk around the decorated bier during a Good Friday processions, in the port of Katapola, at the Greek island of Amorgos on Friday, April 18, 2014. More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Easter this year on Sunday, April 20. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)
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    Hassan Ammar - AP
    Youth watch a reenactment of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday during Holy Week celebrations in the Rocinha slum, behind, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, April 18, 2014. Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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    FEDERICO PARRA - AFP/Getty Images
    A Catholic devotee portrays Jesus Christ during a re-enactment of the crucifixion during Holy Week in the Petare shantytown in Caracas, April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Federico ParraFEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images
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    A Catholic devotee carries a cross during a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Holy Week in the Petare shantytown of Caracas, April 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Federico ParraFEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images
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    JOSE CABEZAS - AFP/Getty Images
    Members of El Santo Entierro brotherhood prepare to participate in the procession of El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial) in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / Jose CABEZASJOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images
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    JOSE CABEZAS - AFP/Getty Images
    Members of El Santo Entierro brotherhood participate in the procession of El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial) in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / Jose CABEZASJOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images
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    JOSE CABEZAS - AFP/Getty Images
    Members of El Santo Entierro brotherhood participate in the procession of El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial) in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / Jose CABEZASJOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images
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    JOSE CABEZAS - AFP/Getty Images
    Catholic faithful participate in the procession of El Santo Entierro (The Holy Burial) in the indigenous town of Izalco, 60 km west of San Salvador, on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / Jose CABEZASJOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images
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    Kostas Tsironis - AP
    A Greek Orthodox priest holds an icon of the body of Jesus during a Good Friday reenactment of Christ being taken down from the crucifix, at the Penteli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, April 18, 2014. More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Easter this year on Sunday, April 20. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)
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    PEDRO PARDO - AFP/Getty Images
    Flagellants take part in a Good Friday procession along a street of Taxco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion, on Good Friday, and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/Pedro PARDOPedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images
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    GALI TIBBON - AFP/Getty Images
    A Christian Orthodox pilgrim kisses a wooden cross as they carry them along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering) during a procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014 in Jerusalem's old city. Thousands of Christian pilgrims take part in processions along the route where, according to tradition, Jesus Christ carried the cross during his last days, as Christians around the world mark the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBONGALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images
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    ARIS MESSINIS - AFP/Getty Images
    A boy kisses an image of Jesus crucified during the ceremony marking the Apokathelosis, the removal of Christ's dead body from the Cross, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on April 18, 2014. Millions of Greeks flock to churches around the country this week to celebrate Easter, the country's foremost religious celebration.AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images
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    GOGO LOBATO - AFP/Getty Images
    People attend a procession of "La Macarena" brotherhood during a Holy Week procession in Sevilla on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / GOGO LOBATOGOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images
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    Greek Orthodox pilgrims light candles during the ceremony marking the Apokathelosis, the removal of Christ's dead body from the Cross, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on April 18, 2014. Millions of Greeks flock to churches around the country this week to celebrate Easter, the country's foremost religious celebration.AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images
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    A Greek Orthodox priest holds a cross during the ceremony marking the Apokathelosis, the removal of Christ's dead from the Cross, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on April 18, 2014. Millions of Greeks flock to churches around the country this week to celebrate Easter, the country's foremost religious celebration.AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images
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    Armados of "La Macarena" brotherhood parade during a Holy Week procession in Sevilla on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / GOGO LOBATOGOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images
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    This handout picture released on April 17, 2014 by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis as he performs the traditional Washing of the feet at a center for disabled people during Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday) as part of the Holy Week on April 17, 2014 at the Don Gnocchi Fundation in Rome. AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO/HO RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS-/AFP/Getty Images
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    This handout picture released on April 17, 2014 by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis kissing the foot of a girl as he performs the traditional Washing of the feet at a center for disabled people during Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday) as part of the Holy Week on April 17, 2014 at the Don Gnocchi Fundation in Rome. AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO/HO RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS-/AFP/Getty Images
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    This handout picture released on April 17, 2014 by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis (R) performing the traditional Washing of the feet at a center for disabled people during Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday) as part of the Holy Week on April 17, 2014 at the Don Gnocchi Fundation in Rome. AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO/HO RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS-/AFP/Getty Images
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    LARANTUKA, EAST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - APRIL 18: Catholic worshippers perform the sea procession to transfer a statue of Jesus Christ from one church to another by wooden boat during Holy Week celebrations, known as 'Semana Santa' on April 18, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka started in the 16th century, when Portuguese missionaries entered and acculturated the local people. The ritual appeals to the pilgrims and people from various regions in Indonesia, who come to follow the procession. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations. Catholics make up approximately three percent of the population of the predominantly Muslim country. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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    LARANTUKA, EAST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - APRIL 18: Catholic worshippers perform the sea procession, it is transfer a statue of Jesus Christ from one church to another by wooden boat during Holy Week celebrations, known as 'Semana Santa' on April 18, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka started in the 16th century, when Portuguese missionaries entered and acculturated the local people. The ritual appeals to the pilgrims and people from various regions in Indonesia, who come to follow the procession. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations. Catholics make up approximately three percent of the population of the predominantly Muslim country. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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    LARANTUKA, EAST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - APRIL 18: Catholic worshippers carry a box containing a statue of Jesus Christ during the sea procession to another church by wooden boat as part of Holy Week celebrations, known as 'Semana Santa' on April 18, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka started in the 16th century, when Portuguese missionaries entered and acculturated the local people. The ritual appeals to the pilgrims and people from various regions in Indonesia, who come to follow the procession. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations. Catholics make up approximately three percent of the population of the predominantly Muslim country. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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    Penitents take part in a procession of "Santo Cristo" during the Holy Week in Bercianos de Aliste, northern Spain, Friday, April 18, 2014. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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    Faithful wait for the arrival of Pope Francis to lead a Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession in front of the Colosseum on Good Friday in Rome, Friday, April 18, 2014. The evening Via Crucis procession at the ancient amphitheater is a Rome tradition that draws a large crowd of faithful, including many of the pilgrims who flock to the Italian capital for Holy Week ceremonies before Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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    A man walks with a crucifix along with the faithful as they participate in the Way of the Cross on Good Friday in Montreal, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
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    A man walks with a crucifix along with the faithful as they participate in the Way of the Cross on Good Friday in Montreal, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
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    RODRIGO BUENDIA - AFP/Getty Images
    A penitent takes part in the "Jesus del Gran Poder" procession during Holy Week celebrations in Quito on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/ RODRIGO BUENDIARODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP/Getty Images
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    LARANTUKA, EAST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - APRIL 18: Catholic worshippers carry a a statue of the Virgin Mary to transfer it from one church to another during Holy Week celebrations, known as 'Semana Santa' on April 18, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka started in the 16th century, when Portuguese missionaries entered and acculturated the local people. The ritual appeals to the pilgrims and people from various regions in Indonesia, who come to follow the procession. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations. Catholics make up approximately three percent of the population of the predominantly Muslim country. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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    RODRIGO BUENDIA - AFP/Getty Images
    Penitents take part in the "Jesus del Gran Poder" procession during Holy Week celebrations in Quito on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/ RODRIGO BUENDIARODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP/Getty Images
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    A penitent takes part in the "Silence" brotherhood procession during Holy Week celebrations in Madrid on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO/ GERARD JULIENGERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images
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    A young penitent takes part in the "Silence" brotherhood procession during Holy Week celebrations in Madrid on April 18, 2014. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO/ GERARD JULIENGERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images
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    RODRIGO BUENDIA - AFP/Getty Images
    Penitents take part in the "Jesus del Gran Poder" procession during Holy Week celebrations in Quito on April 18, 2014. Thousands of Christian around the world mark Holy Week with a series of deeply symbolic rituals commemorating Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection three days later on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. AFP PHOTO/ RODRIGO BUENDIARODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP/Getty Images
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    Ulet Ifansasti - Getty Images
    LARANTUKA, EAST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - APRIL 18: Catholic worshippers carry a statue of Jesus Christ as they transfer to another church during Holy Week celebrations, known as 'Semana Santa' on April 18, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka started in the 16th century, when Portuguese missionaries entered and acculturated the local people. The ritual appeals to the pilgrims and people from various regions in Indonesia, who come to follow the procession. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations. Catholics make up approximately three percent of the population of the predominantly Muslim country. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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