For the first time, major supermarkets in Britain will stock an Easter egg which shows images of Jesus on the packaging.
Easter has been a washout with high winds and rain lashing most of Britain and forecasters say the wet weather is set to continue.
Biblical scenes unfold in Trafalgar Square as thousands gathered to watch a recreation of Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection.
Pilgrims gathered to watch the play "the Passion of Christ" to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Easter festivities in the city of Ceska Lipa in the Czech Republic.
Pilgrims in Monterrey, Mexico, look on as an actor plays Jesus Christ on the cross in an re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ.
Catholic worshippers and pilgrims from all over the world attended an Easter Vigil service at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem today.
The site of the church is significant as Christians believe it is the place Jesus was crucified and buried.
The service was led by friars of the Franciscan order.
Christians across the world have been observing Holy Week rituals to mark the end of Lent.
Worshippers dressed in white tunics held candles as they paraded about the city of Mariana, Brazil, in the "Procession of the Souls," which started on Good Friday and lasts until Easter Sunday.
The procession re-enacts a legend of the city during Holy Week when the souls of dead people wander across the streets.
Roman Catholics carry a cross during the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession last night as part of their Holy Week celebrations in Buenos Aires.
Holy Week is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter.
Actors dressed as Roman soldiers lift the cross during a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during a Good Friday procession in San Antonio de Escazu, near San Jose
Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson and Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin jointly carry a cross from Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland to St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Dublin,Ireland to mark Good Friday.
Children across the UK have been getting involved in Easter celebrations. At the Ironbridge Gouge Museum in Shropshire kids took part in a traditional Easter dance.
The dance which formed a key part of Victorian celebrations involves blindfolding participants and dancing around eggs trying to break as few as possible. Participants in the modern version met with mixed success.