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Good Friday around the world

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Aryel Narvasa
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Christians mark Good Friday around the world.<br/> <br />At the Vatican the new Pontiff Pope Francis threw himself on the floor of St. Peter's Basically in prayer.<br/> <br />In Southern Germany thousands watch the re-enactment of Jesus' walk to his death.<br/> <br />Later they stand witness as Christ is nailed to a cross.<br/> <br />Good Friday signifies the official beginning of Easter, which symbolizes the central Christian belief that death does not signify the end but a new beginning.<br/> <br />In New York thousands of worshipers observe Good Friday with a procession over the Brooklyn Bridge.<br/> <br />In Jerusalem, members of the clergy carry a statue of Jesus Christ. They hold a service at the place where they believe Christ was buried.<br/> <br />In Mexico crowds of Roman Catholics gather to watch the annual Processions of the Flagellants and the Crucified.<br/> <br />The faithful show their piety by hitting themselves -- its a way to share the pain that Jesus suffered on the cross.

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