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Good Friday in the Philippines

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Good Friday is celebrated by Christians all over the world.  Folks gather with there tribes and congregations for reenact Jesus’ Good Friday Crucifixion. In order to open up our mind about this Christian day of worship, we decided to take a look at how Christians around the world celebrate this holy day.


Nigeria Easter Festival

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(Above) Actors take part in the reenactment of the crucification of Jesus Christ to mark Easter festival organized by St. Dominics Catholic Church in Lagos, on April 3, 2015.


Trafalgar Square On Good Friday

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Actor James Burke-Dunsmore plays Jesus during The Wintershall’s ‘The Passion of Jesus’ in front of crowds on Good Friday in Trafalgar Square on April 3, 2015 in London, England. Good Friday is a Christian religious holiday before Easter Sunday, which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the cross. The Wintershall’s theatrical production of ‘The Passion of Jesus’ includes a cast of 100 actors, horses, a donkey and authentic costumes of Roman soldiers in the 12th Legion of the Roman Army.


Good Friday Portugal

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ASTELO BRANCO, PORTUGAL – APRIL 03: A woman kisses a cross with the image of Jesus Christ during the ‘adoracao da cruz’ (cross worship) in the Misericordia church on April 3, 2015 in Segura, in Idanha A Nova region, near Castelo Branco, Portugal. Local people dressed in traditional costumes take part in rituals, processions and chants recreating events related to Jesus Christ’s life. Easter week is celebrated at many places across the Iberia Peninsula. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Indonesian Catholics Celebrate Good Friday

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WONOGIRI, CENTRAL JAVA, INDONESIA – APRIL 03: Indonesian Catholics participate in a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday at Gandul hills on April 03, 2015 in Wonogiri, Central Java, Indonesia. Catholics make up approximately 3% of the population of the predominantly Muslim country. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)


Christians Observed Good Friday In India

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BHOPAL, INDIA – APRIL 3: Christian devotees enact a scene of crucifixion of Jesus on the Cross at St Francis cathedral during Good Friday procession on April 3, 2015 in Bhopal, India. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)


Good Friday Lebanon

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Lebanese Christians, one carrying a wooden cross, take part in a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during the Good Friday procession on April 3, 2015 in the southern village of Qraiyeh. Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Good Friday Madrid

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MADRID, SPAIN – APRIL 02: People, including members Nazarene Sect attend a parade to mark the eve of Good Friday as part of Holy Week celebrations ahead to easter holiday, at the streets of Madrid, Spain on April 02, 2015. (Photo by Evrim Aydin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Good Friday Celebration In Ethiopia

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ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – JANUARY 18: Faithful dressed with traditional clothes hold a an image of Jesus as they attend the Timkat celebration on January 18, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Timkat is the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany and It is celebrated on January 18-19, following the Ethiopian calendar. Timkat celebrates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Good Friday Jericho

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JERICHO, WEST BANK – JANUARY 18: An Orthodox Christian pilgrim dives into the Jordan River to be baptized during a mass held by Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem in Jericho, West Bank on January 18, 2015. Thousands of Orthodox Christians came to the Jordan River from Russia, Greece, Ethiopia, and other countries to be baptized in the river believed to be where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. (Photo by Salih Zeki Fazlioglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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