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In today’s pictures, a boy receives communion in South Africa, Easter egg hunters go on a spree in Belgium, a rescue worker responds to a mining accident in Tibet, and more.

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TIPPED TRUCK
TIPPED TRUCK: Men used ropes to try to right a supply truck overloaded with wheat straw, used as animal feed, along a road in Dargai, about 100 miles northwest of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday. (Mian Khursheed/Reuters)

STRAIGHT SHOOTER
STRAIGHT SHOOTER: Rick Ritter, left, and Grady Ritter, both from Stillwell, Okla., checked out guns at the 2012 National Rifle Association Meetings and Exhibits in St. Louis, Mo., on Friday. (Sid Hastings/EPA)

ORTHODOX EASTER
ORTHODOX EASTER: An Orthodox Christian worshiper prayed during a Good Friday procession in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Friday. Thousands of pilgrims, tourists and clergy took part in the celebrations. Orthodox churches celebrate Easter according to the Julian calendar. (Abir Sultan/EPA)

NEPALESE NEW YEAR
NEPALESE NEW YEAR: A child watched the Bisket festival in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Katmandu, Nepal, on Friday. The nine-day festival takes place over the Nepalese New Year, during which devotees try to pull a chariot to their locations. Winners are believed to be blessed for the coming year with good fortune. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

TIGHT TURNS
TIGHT TURNS: Ashley Nee took the second of two runs in the women’s solo kayak division Thursday during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Whitewater Slalom at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C.. (Ben Goff/The Gaston Gazette/Associated Press)

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Christians commemorated the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Sunday, a holiday that marks the end of Holy Week and the end of Lent. Observances around the world bring a diversity of traditions as varied as the countries celebrating. Eastern Orthodox Christians will observe Easter on April 15. Gathered here are images of Christians during Holy Week and Easter, including reenactments of the Crucifixion, pilgrimages, baptisms, sunrise services, and more. -- Lane Turner (37 photos total)
A girl wears an angel costume during Blood of Christ celebrations at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua on March 30, 2012. (Esteban Felix/Associated Press)

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SLEEPING OUTSIDE
SLEEPING OUTSIDE: A family slept outside their home in Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico, afraid that aftershocks from Tuesday’s magnitude-7.4 earthquake could cause their home to collapse. As of early Wednesday, there were no reports of deaths from the quake, even after 10 aftershocks. (Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez/Associated Press)

CHAIR BARRICADE
CHAIR BARRICADE: A man protesting against the Bahraini government pushed an armchair toward a roadblock being set up during clashes with riot police in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama, Wednesday. (Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

LIBYAN CONFLICT
LIBYAN CONFLICT: Illegal African immigrants sat on the ground at a detention center in Libya’s Kufra District on Tuesday. In the desert city of Kufra, two ethnic groups, Toubou and Zawiya, are locked in a standoff over smuggling, threatening to reignite violence that could spill into Chad and Sudan. (Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images)

SOLDIER’S FUNERAL
SOLDIER’S FUNERAL: Paratroopers from the French 17th Parachute Engineer Regiment carried the coffin of their comrade, Abel Chennouf, at his funeral in Montauban, France, Wednesday. Mr. Chennouf was one of three soldiers killed in a string of shootings in and near Toulouse. (Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images)

EASTER ORNAMENTS
EASTER ORNAMENTS: Volker Kraft decorated a tree with 10,000 Easter eggs in his garden in Saalfeld, Germany, Wednesday. The Kraft family has been decorating their tree for Easter for more than 40 years. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press)

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An Indian man dances amid a cloud of colored powder during Holi celebrations in Gauhati, India, Thursday, March 8, 2012. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the coming of spring. Jerry Vonderhaar, left, comforts Charles Kellogg after severe weather hit the Eagle Point subdivision in Limestone County, Ala. on Friday, March 2, 2012. [...]

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