Orthodox Holy Week: Photo-report from 2013

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slide_295525_2408882_freeAn Orthodox Christian woman holds a cross before starting the Good Friday processions in Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

slide_295525_2408883_freeOrthodox Christian women wait before starting the Good Friday processions in Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday, May 3, 2013.  (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

slide_295525_2408890_freePeople followers of the Greek Orthodox Church stand in front of an image of Jesus crucified during the ceremony marking the Apokathelosis, the removal of Christ’s dead body from the Cross, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on May 3 , 2013.  (ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408884_freeAn Orthodox Christian woman inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many to be the site of the crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ, takes part in Good Friday processions in Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday, May 3, 2013. C(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

slide_295525_2408885_freeA worshipper kisses a giant wooden cross during a Good Friday reenactment of Christ being taken down from the cross, at the Pendeli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

slide_295525_2408886_freeGreek Orthodox priests take part in a Good Friday reenactment of Christ being taken down from the crucifix, at the Pendeli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

slide_295525_2408887_freeFlower petals are strewn over a shroud containing a woodcut of Jesus Christ in a cave that represents Christ’s tomb at the Pendeli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

slide_295525_2408888_freeGreek Orthodox priests take part in a Good Friday reenactment of Christ being taken down from the crucifix, at the Pendeli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, May 3, 2013.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

slide_295525_2408889_freeWorshippers pay homage to a giant wooden crucifix during a Good Friday reenactment of Christ being taken down from the cross, at the Pendeli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

slide_295525_2408891_freeA woman follower of the Greek Orthodox Church kisses the feet of an image of Jesus crucified during the ceremony marking the Apokathelosis, the removal of Christ’s dead body from the Cross, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on May 3 , 2013.  (ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408892_freeGreek Orthodox followers visit a church before the the Apokathelosis, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on May 3 , 2013.  (ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408893_freeGreek Orthodox priests carry out the Apokathelosis, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteliin Penteli, north Athens on May 3 , 2013.  (ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408894_freeGreek Orthodox priests carry out the Apokathelosis, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteliin Penteli, north Athens on May 3 , 2013.  (ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408895_freePeople followers of the Greek Orthodox Church kiss the feet of an image of Jesus crucified during the ceremony marking the Apokathelosis, the removal of Christ’s dead body from the Cross, which forms a key part of Orthodox Easter, in a ceremony at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens on May 3 , 2013. (ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408898_freeA Christian Orthodox woman holds a cross as the Patriarch of Jerusalem Theofilos III, center, not seen, leads the Washing of the Feet ceremony outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many to be the site of the crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Thursday, May 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

slide_295525_2408899_freeA girl holds a plastic bag with food in a cemetery in the village of Copaciu, southern Romania, early Thursday, May 2, 2013. As part of a Holy Week tradition Romanians visit, on Maundy Thursday, the graves of their loved ones, light fires and share food with community members in memory of the departed. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru, Mediafax)

slide_295525_2408900_freeAn elderly woman lights a fire next to a grave in a cemetery in the village of Copaciu, southern Romania, early Thursday, May 2, 2013. As part of a Holy Week tradition Romanians visit, on Maundy Thursday, the graves of their loved ones, light fires and share food with community members in memory of the departed. Orthodox worshipers celebrate Easter on May 5.(AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru, Mediafax)

slide_295525_2408901_freeA vendor arranges hand-decorated Easter eggs at the green market, in Belgrade, Serbia, on Orthodox holy Thursday, on Thursday May 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

slide_295525_2408902_freeA buyer selects from the pile of hand-decorated Easter eggs at the green market, in Belgrade, Serbia, on Orthodox holy Thursday, on Thursday May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)slide_295525_2408904_freeA woman lights a candle as a man kisses an icon of Virgin Mary in a church at the start of Orthodox Holy Week, in Athens, Monday, April 29, 2013.  (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

slide_295525_2408905_freeA group of Christian Orthodox nuns walk barefoot along the path where Jesus walked, now known as the ‘Via Dolorosa’, or the ‘Way of Suffering’, in Jerusalem’s Old City on April 18, 2013, two weeks before Orthodox Easter. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_295525_2408906_freeChristian Catholic pilgrims pray inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Christ, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

slide_295525_2408907_freeA Christian Catholic pilgrim lights a candle inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Christ, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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