Easter around the world

Millions of Christians around the world are marking Easter this weekend with religious ceremonies, re-enactments or simply by seeing friends and family.

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Good Friday celebrated around the world

Statue bearers strain as they prepare to lift the statue of Christ the Redeemer at the start of a Good Friday procession in Valletta, Malta Credit: Reuters
Penitents take part in a Good Friday procession in Civitavecchia, north of Rome Credit: Reuters
An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in a "Via Crucis" (Way of the Cross) at Plateau Dokui, an area of Abidjan Credit: Reuters
Pope Francis leads the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in front of huge crowds at the Colosseum in Rome Credit: Reuters

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