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Photos: How Good Friday services were held across the world

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Published on April 2, 2021 at 20.48

Christians all around the world marked Good Friday this year with caution due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Some churches were open, but only allowed a limited numbers of worshippers as others attended online services. We look at how faithfuls around the world marked the day.

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France
A faithful puts on his capirote prior to taking part in the traditional Sanch Procession on Good Friday in the Campo Santo cloister in Perpignan, southern France. Photos: AFP
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Israel
Christian worshippers carry a wooden cross along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering) in Jerusalem's Old City during the Good Friday procession.
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Lithuania
Children wear Easter Bunny hats as they play around fruit trees decorated with thousands of Easter eggs on Good Friday at the Šeduva nursery-kindergarten in Seduva, Lithuania.
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Pakistan
Christian devotees take part in a mass at St. Joseph's Cathedral Church on Good Friday, in Rawalpndi.
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India
Christian devotees carry wooden crosses during a Good Friday procession in Khasa village, some 35 km from Amritsar.
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Philippines
Catholic devotees gather in front of Quiapo church during Good Friday in Manila, after the government imposed strict lockdowns to cope with a surge in Covid-19 infections.
 
 
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