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Good Friday in India

<p>A Catholic devotee touches a statue of Jesus Christ to get blessings during Good Friday prayers at a church in Chennai April 18,2014 REUTERS/Babu</p>

A Catholic devotee touches a statue of Jesus Christ to get blessings during Good Friday prayers at a church in Chennai April 18,2014 REUTERS/Babu

A Catholic devotee touches a statue of Jesus Christ to get blessings during Good Friday prayers at a church in Chennai April 18,2014 REUTERS/Babu

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<p>Catholic devotees attend a Good Friday Mass inside at a church in New Delhi April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Catholic devotees attend a Good Friday Mass inside at a church in New Delhi April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Catholic devotees attend a Good Friday Mass inside at a church in New Delhi April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Catholic devotees pray during a Good Friday mass inside a church in New Delhi April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Catholic devotees pray during a Good Friday mass inside a church in New Delhi April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Catholic devotees pray during a Good Friday mass inside a church in New Delhi April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Catholic devotees attend a procession to mark Good Friday outside a church in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ajay Verma</p>

Catholic devotees attend a procession to mark Good Friday outside a church in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Catholic devotees attend a procession to mark Good Friday outside a church in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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<p>Altar boys hold up a crucifix and lamps as they take part in a Good Friday prayer at a church in Kolkata April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

Altar boys hold up a crucifix and lamps as they take part in a Good Friday prayer at a church in Kolkata April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Altar boys hold up a crucifix and lamps as they take part in a Good Friday prayer at a church in Kolkata April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ carries a cross during a Good Friday procession in the Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah</p>

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ carries a cross during a Good Friday procession in the Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ carries a cross during a Good Friday procession in the Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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<p>Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, attend a Good Friday prayer at a church in Kolkata April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, attend a Good Friday prayer at a church in Kolkata April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, attend a Good Friday prayer at a church in Kolkata April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ holds onto a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah</p>

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ holds onto a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ holds onto a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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<p>A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ lies on a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah</p>

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ lies on a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ lies on a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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