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Christians Around the World Mark Easter Holiday
From hat parades to Christathon, see how Christians around the world celebrated Easter.
Luigi Pertrilli walks out of a public toilet during the Christathon X pub crawl on April 16 in London.
The Christathon pub crawl celebrated its tenth year this year where participants dressed as Jesus and visited pubs on Easter Sunday around the British capital while donating collections to the Save the Children charity.
Pope Francis addresses the crowd prior to delivering his Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) message from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican on April 16.
On Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the "latest vile" attack on civilians in Syria.
A woman wearing a white 'mantilla' over her head takes part in a procession on Easter Sunday in Jaen, Andalusia, Spain on April 16.
On Easter Sunday, the women use white mantillas instead of black ones, which are used the previous days of Holy Week, to celebrate the resurrection of Christ.