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Nicaragua: Christians carry each other on chains to celebrate Good Friday in Masetepe01:29

Nicaragua: Christians carry each other on chains to celebrate Good Friday in Masetepe

Nicaragua, Masetepe
March 25, 2016 at 23:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Nicaraguan Christians participated in 'The Chained' festival in Masetepe, during which worshippers in costume chased, caught and carried others dressed as Judas to the town's Cathedral, Friday.

The celebration takes place during the Easter week, and attracts many people; both locals and tourists come to take part in the religious celebrations during the holy week.

Christians celebrate Good Friday, the first Friday before Easter, as the date of Jesus Christ's crucifixion by the Roman authorities. According to scripture Christ was resurrected on Easter Sunday, and through his death, burial, and return delivered his followers from sin.

Nicaragua: Christians carry each other on chains to celebrate Good Friday in Masetepe01:29
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Nicaraguan Christians participated in 'The Chained' festival in Masetepe, during which worshippers in costume chased, caught and carried others dressed as Judas to the town's Cathedral, Friday.

The celebration takes place during the Easter week, and attracts many people; both locals and tourists come to take part in the religious celebrations during the holy week.

Christians celebrate Good Friday, the first Friday before Easter, as the date of Jesus Christ's crucifixion by the Roman authorities. According to scripture Christ was resurrected on Easter Sunday, and through his death, burial, and return delivered his followers from sin.

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