Eastern Christians Mark Good Friday in Jerusalem


Thousands of Orthodox Christians walked on Friday along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during Good Friday processions retracing what they believe was the route that Jesus Christ took to his crucifixion. Worshippers from different eastern calendar Christian denominations, from all over the world kicked off the Easter festival on Good Friday with the procession through the Via Dolorosa to the Holy Sepulchre church.