A woman holds a crucifix to her lips as Christian devotees wait to enter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Holy and Great Friday. Jerusalem, Israel. 3-May-2013.
Thousands of Eastern Orthodox Christians take part in crucessions along the Via Dolorosa, retracing the last steps of Jesus, on Holy and Great Friday, preceding Easter. Emotions climax on approach to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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