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Pontiff presides over Via Crucis procession on Good Friday

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Pope Benedict XVI is shown at the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession on April 6 in Rome. Christians mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Friday in a series of ceremonies culminating on Sunday, when they celebrate Christ's resurrection.

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