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Holy Week in India

<p>Women attend a mass inside a church to celebrate Easter in Chennai March 31, 2013. Holy Week is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter. REUTERS/Babu</p>

Women attend a mass inside a church to celebrate Easter in Chennai March 31, 2013. Holy Week is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter. REUTERS/Babu

Women attend a mass inside a church to celebrate Easter in Chennai March 31, 2013. Holy Week is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>A woman attends a mass inside a church on Easter Day in New Delhi March 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal</p>

A woman attends a mass inside a church on Easter Day in New Delhi March 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

A woman attends a mass inside a church on Easter Day in New Delhi March 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

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<p>Christians hold candles as they offer prayers to celebrate Easter outside a church in Ahmedabad March 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Christians hold candles as they offer prayers to celebrate Easter outside a church in Ahmedabad March 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Christians hold candles as they offer prayers to celebrate Easter outside a church in Ahmedabad March 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A man playing the role of Jesus carries a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah</p>

A man playing the role of Jesus carries a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

A man playing the role of Jesus carries a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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<p>An altar boy, holding up a crucifix, is silhouetted against the setting sun during a Good Friday procession outside a church in Chandigarh March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Ajay Verma</p>

An altar boy, holding up a crucifix, is silhouetted against the setting sun during a Good Friday procession outside a church in Chandigarh March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

An altar boy, holding up a crucifix, is silhouetted against the setting sun during a Good Friday procession outside a church in Chandigarh March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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<p>An altar boy holds up a crucifix during a Good Friday mass at a church in New Delhi March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal</p>

An altar boy holds up a crucifix during a Good Friday mass at a church in New Delhi March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

An altar boy holds up a crucifix during a Good Friday mass at a church in New Delhi March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

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