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Actor Brendan Paul carries a cross through Sydney's central business district during a re-enactment of Jesus' journey to the cross in Australia. Christians all over the world marked the Holy Week with re-enactments and episodes of Jesus of Nazareth's life ahead of Easter Sunday celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Moir / EPA

An Indian penitent dressed as Jesus Christ takes part in a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday in Mumbai, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Divyakant Solanki / EPA

Penitents march and sing during a Good Friday procession in Sorrento, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Laporta / AFP/Getty Images

Worshippers walk the way of the cross, or Via Crucis, during the procession of La Subida al Monte Calvario in Pastrana, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty Images

A hooded member of the Cristo de la Sangre (Christ of the Blood) brotherhood carries a baby during an Easter procession, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jaime Reina / AFP/Getty Images

Pilgrims walk with crosses as the Northern Cross pilgrimage makes its final leg of the journey to Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed, England. For more than 30 years, groups of pilgrims celebrate Easter by crossing the tidal causeway during the annual Christian cross-carrying pilgrimage to Holy Island. The pilgrims walk around 100 miles through Northumberland and the Scottish Borders during Holy Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Heppell / Associated Press

Pope Francis is helped to lie on the floor during a Mass to celebrate the Lord's Passion, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated Press

Ultra-Orthodox Jews collect water from a mountain spring near Jerusalem to be used in baking unleavened bread, known as Matzoth, during the Maim Shelanu (Rested Water) ceremony. Due to the haste with which the Jews left Egypt some 3,500 years ago, the bread they had prepared for the journey did not have time to rise, therefore to commemorate their ancestors' plight, religious Jews do not eat leavened food products throughout the eight-day Pesach holiday (Passover).

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Coex / AFP/Getty Images

Students evacuated from Moi University listen to an address by Interior Minister for Security Joseph Ole Nkaissery before they are transported to their home regions from a holding area. Kenya's interior minister vowed that the country would not bow to terrorist threats, a day after the massacre of 147 students by Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Shebab fighters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carl de Souza / AFP/Getty Images

Workers protest a McDonald's decision to raise minimum wage only at their company-owned stores, saying it should also include workers at franchised stores.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Kevin Mansfield, right, helps Simone Wester and her 7-month-old son Jeremiah from her flooded apartment building at the Guardian Court Apartments in Louisville, Ky. Authorities made more than 100 water rescues early Friday as storms flooded roads and prompted at least one evacuation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Timothy D. Easley / Associated Press

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif greets people as the nuclear negotiating committee arrives at Mehr Abad Airport in Tehran, hours after announcing they had the elements of a historic nuclear deal with world powers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Borna Ghasemi / AFP/Getty Images

Chinese tourists take photographs at Red Square during a snowfall in Moscow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Zemlianichenko / Associated Press

A general view taken at night shows a checkpoint during the 25th edition of the "Rallye Aicha des Gazelles" between Foum Zguid and Mhamid El Ghizlane in Morocco's western Sahara desert. Participants in the women's race can navigate their own route and the winner is the team that covers the shortest distance to pass the checkpoints.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fadel Senna / AFP/Getty Images

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Today, we present a Good Friday edition of Pictures in the News. Christians all over the world are marking the Holy Week with re-enactments and episodes of Jesus of Nazareth’s life ahead of Easter Sunday celebrations.

Sydney, Australia: A man carries a cross through Sydney’s central business district during a re-enactment of Jesus’ journey to the cross.

Mumbai, India: An Indian penitent dressed as Jesus Christ takes part in a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday.

Pastrana, Spain: Worshipers walk the way of the cross during the procession of La Subida al Monte Calvario.

Berwick Upon Tweed, England: Pilgrims walk with crosses as the Northern Cross pilgrimage makes its final leg of the journey to Holy Island.

Elsewhere in the news: Students evacuated from Moi University listen to an address by Interior Minister for Security Joseph Ole Nkaissery before they are transported to their home regions from a holding area in Kenya.

Louisville, Ky.: Authorities made more than 100 water rescues early Friday as storms flooded roads and prompted at least one evacuation.

Add stops in Iran, Russia, Israel and Morocco to round out the report.

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