World observes Good Friday

Apr 04, 2015, 09:34 AM IST
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Portraying Jesus Christ, a parishioner reenacts the steps of Jesus' final hours in a Good Friday procession, or the 14 Stations of the Cross, in Pirenopolis, Brazil.

Portraying Jesus Christ, a parishioner reenacts the steps of Jesus' final hours in a Good Friday procession, or the 14 Stations of the Cross, in Pirenopolis, Brazil.

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Women burn incense as they take part in a Good Friday procession honoring 'The Lord of Miracles', the patron saint of Lima, Peru

Women burn incense as they take part in a Good Friday procession honoring 'The Lord of Miracles', the patron saint of Lima, Peru

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Nuns hold hold the cross during a station of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession celebrated by Pope Francis in front of the Colosseum on Good Friday, in Rome

Nuns hold hold the cross during a station of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession celebrated by Pope Francis in front of the Colosseum on Good Friday, in Rome

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Christians at a Good Friday procession at St. Francis Church in Bhopal.

Christians at a Good Friday procession at St. Francis Church in Bhopal.

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Christian devotees offer prayers at Little Mount Church in Chennai on the occasion of Good Friday.

Christian devotees offer prayers at Little Mount Church in Chennai on the occasion of Good Friday.

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Christian devotees enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hyderabad.

Christian devotees enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hyderabad.

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An Indian Christian kisses the feet of a clay model of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, in Kolkata.

An Indian Christian kisses the feet of a clay model of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, in Kolkata.

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Filipino devotee Ruben Enaje screams as he is nailed to the cross for the 29th time during Good Friday rituals at Cutud, Pampanga province, northern Philippines.

Filipino devotee Ruben Enaje screams as he is nailed to the cross for the 29th time during Good Friday rituals at Cutud, Pampanga province, northern Philippines.

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Joined by Christians, Head of the Catholic Church in Kenya, Cardinal John Njue, carries the Cross through the streets of Nairobi, Kenya.

Joined by Christians, Head of the Catholic Church in Kenya, Cardinal John Njue, carries the Cross through the streets of Nairobi, Kenya.

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A Filipino penitent grimaces as he is nailed to the cross during Good Friday rituals at Cutud, Pampanga province, northern Philippines.

A Filipino penitent grimaces as he is nailed to the cross during Good Friday rituals at Cutud, Pampanga province, northern Philippines.

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An Indian Christian devotee enacts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hyderabad.

An Indian Christian devotee enacts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hyderabad.

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Christian devotees enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hyderabad

Christian devotees enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hyderabad

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Brendan Paul plays the part of Jesus during a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ in Sydney.

Brendan Paul plays the part of Jesus during a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ in Sydney.

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Brendan Paul, plays the part of Jesus as supporters follow during a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ in Sydney.

Brendan Paul, plays the part of Jesus as supporters follow during a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ in Sydney.

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