In Photos: Marking Easter Sunday

Leon

Penitents carry a float in the Procession of the Meeting as part of Easter Sunday celebrations in Spain, in which the image of the Risen Christ meets that of the Virgin Mary.
Photograph: J Casares/EPA

Gaza City

Orthodox Christians attend the Palm Sunday procession. The Orthodox church runs on a different calendar to the Catholic and Protestant Easter and they celebrated the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem a week later.
Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Cairo, Egypt

An Egyptian Coptic Christian stands next to a cross at the monastery of Samaan al-Kharraz.
Photograph: Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images

 

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