Photo Gallery: from generation to generation, Spanish town marks Holy Week with fervor

April 5, 2015 10:15 AM

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Photo Gallery: from generation to generation, Spanish town marks Holy Week with fervor

A penitent poses for a picture dressed with typical Apostle dress, holding a Cross and an ancient human skull from a unidentified person, before the Holy Week procession by the 'Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno and Nuestra Señora de la Piedad' brotherhood in Iznajar, Spain, Friday, April 3, 2015. Among the characters taking part in the procession are the “Brotherhood of the Apostles,” represented, as the name suggests, by 12 townsfolk who don a distinctive mask, dress up in robes, carry a rosary and process behind an urn carved in the shape of the “Dead Christ.” Each apostle carries a human skull, a black cross and words taken from the Roman Catholic credo. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) (The Associated Press)

A penitent poses for a picture dressed with typical Apostle dress, holding a Cross in one hand and an ancient human skull from a unidentified person, before the Holy Week procession by the 'Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno and Nuestra Señora de la Piedad' brotherhood in Iznajar, Spain, Friday, April 3, ...

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