Gallery: Middle East celebrates Easter

Christians all over the region take part in ceremonies to celebrate the Easter holiday.

April 8, 2012 13:49
Ethiopians at Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Ethiopian section of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre 370. (photo credit: REUTERS/Darren Whiteside)


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Christians throughout the Middle East took part in services and processions this weekend to mark the Easter holiday. 

Worshippers visited the Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, while Palestinian Christians attended Palm Sunday mass at the Saint Porfirios church in Gaza City.

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Meanwhile, Iraqi Christians living in Jordan took part in Palm services at the Christ church in Amman.

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