Catholic priests carry candles in a procession during Easter Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday. Ahikam Seri / Bloomberg News
Christian pilgrims, Jerusalem – Christian pilgrims in Easter procession. Michael Coyne Lonely Planet Photographer
“The association (of Easter) with baptism is ancient and is deeply connected with the development of Lent” as a period of intense preparation for baptism, says the Rev. Taylor Burton-Edwards. A UMNS photo courtesy of The Methodist Church in Cuba.
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