Holy Week Processions Light Up the Night in Spain

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The 'Good Dead Christ' brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain on March 31.Andres Kudacki / AP

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Penitents from 'Cristo de la Buena Muerte' or the 'Good Dead Christ' brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain, in Tuesday’s early hours. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.

The 'Cristo de la Buena Muerte' brotherhood carries a depiction of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during a procession in Zamora, Spain.Andres Kudacki / AP
The 'Cristo de la Buena Muerte' brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain.Andres Kudacki / AP
Penitents from the ‘Cristo de la Buena Muerte’ brotherhood extinguish their torches as they take part in the procession.Andres Kudacki / AP