Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Thu Apr 18, 2019 | 4:00pm BST

Celebrating Holy Week

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
1 / 25
A woman, penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leaves a church as she takes part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman, penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leaves a church as she takes part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman, penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leaves a church as she takes part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
2 / 25
Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena, in the rain outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain April 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena, in the rain outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain April 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena, in the rain outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain April 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
3 / 25
Worshippers take part in a procession during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 18. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers take part in a procession during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 18. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Worshippers take part in a procession during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, April 18. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Close
4 / 25
An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin...more

An actor portraying Jesus Christ takes part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Close
5 / 25
People are seen in a bar as penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

People are seen in a bar as penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

People are seen in a bar as penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
6 / 25
Penitents of Las Aguas brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 15. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of Las Aguas brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 15. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of Las Aguas brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 15. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
7 / 25
A costalero of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), stretches before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A costalero of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), stretches before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14....more

A costalero of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), stretches before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
8 / 25
Penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Amargura brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
9 / 25
Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
10 / 25
Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
11 / 25
Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses and a penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses and a penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses and a penitent of Los Gitanos brotherhood, leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
12 / 25
Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
13 / 25
A boy sells palms during a Palm Sunday mass outside the San Francisco Church in Lima, marking the start of the Holy Week, Peru April 14. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A boy sells palms during a Palm Sunday mass outside the San Francisco Church in Lima, marking the start of the Holy Week, Peru April 14. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A boy sells palms during a Palm Sunday mass outside the San Francisco Church in Lima, marking the start of the Holy Week, Peru April 14. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Close
14 / 25
A costalero of Los Gitanos brotherhood adjusts the costal (headdress) of his friend as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A costalero of Los Gitanos brotherhood adjusts the costal (headdress) of his friend as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A costalero of Los Gitanos brotherhood adjusts the costal (headdress) of his friend as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
15 / 25
Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
16 / 25
Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood make their way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
17 / 25
Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
18 / 25
Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood wait before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood wait before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood wait before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
19 / 25
Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Costaleros of Los Gitanos brotherhood, (men who carry floats bearing the statue of Christ or the Virgin), traditionally known as "paso", leave a church as they take part in a procession during Holy Week in Ronda, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Close
20 / 25
A couple embraces as penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A couple embraces as penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A couple embraces as penitents of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood take part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
21 / 25
A penitent of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood runs on his way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A penitent of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood runs on his way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A penitent of La Paz (The Peace) brotherhood runs on his way to a church before taking part in a procession during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 14. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
Close
22 / 25
Penitents attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 18. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 18. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 18. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
Close
23 / 25
Penitents prepare to attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 17. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents prepare to attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 17. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Penitents prepare to attend the Procession of the Torches during Holy Week in Goias Velho, west of Brasilia, Brazil April 17. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
Close
24 / 25
Actors take part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Actors take part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Actors take part in the interactive street theatre Passion play "Il-Mixja" (The Way), one of a series of Holy Week activities in the run-up to Easter, at Romeo Romano Gardens in Santa Venera, Malta April 17. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Close
25 / 25

Next Slideshows

Mars in the desert

Chinese teenagers completed a tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop at a Chinese-built Mars simulation base in the barren, windswept hills of Gansu...

18 Apr 2019

New York auto show

Highlights from the 2019 New York International Auto Show.

17 Apr 2019

Shanghai Auto Show

The latest models and concept cars are unveiled in Shanghai.

17 Apr 2019

Bird hunters of Afghanistan

Bird hunting is an ancient sport in Afghanistan, where local and migrating species have flocked for thousands of years and where even amid the chaos of the past...

16 Apr 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Notable deaths in 2019

Notable deaths in 2019

Newsmakers and celebrities who have died this year.

Wildfires extinguished in central Portugal

Wildfires extinguished in central Portugal

More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring major wildfires in central Portugal under control after three days.

Violence escalates in Hong Kong protests

Violence escalates in Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police faced criticism for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters from an attack by what opposition politicians suspected were gang members at a train station on the weekend.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the past 24 hours.

Protests in Puerto Rico

Protests in Puerto Rico

Thousands take part in demonstrations to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello resign over offensive chat messages.

Best of Tour de France

Best of Tour de France

Highlights from all the stages of the Tour de France.

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela

More than half of Venezuela s 23 states lost power according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an electromagnetic attack.

Profile: Boris Johnson

Profile: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is elected leader of the governing Conservative Party and Britain's next prime minister.

Jeffrey Epstein's private Caribbean island

Jeffrey Epstein's private Caribbean island

Aerial images of Jeffrey Epstein's 70-acre private island in the Caribbean.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast