Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

I was commissioned by KNA, Katholische Nachrichten-Agentur, the largest Catholic news agency in Europe, to photograph the Good Friday processions in Jerusalem.

Photo Editor: Marialuisa Plassmann

Photo caption: Christian pilgrims carry wooden crosses and pray as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Christian pilgrim carries a wooden cross along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims carry a wooden cross as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrim Francis Hallac poses for a portrait at the 1st Station of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Franciscan Priest holds a rose as he marches along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Catholic Christian pilgrims carry a wooden cross as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Christian pilgrim prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Catholic Christian pilgrim light candles as she prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrim holds a cross as she prays on the Stone of the Anointing inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrim pray inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Catholic Christian pilgrims carry a wooden cross at the 3rd Station of the Cross as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims are seen as they enter the Church of St. Mary of agony (also known as Our Lady of Sorrows Church or The Church of Sorrows of Mary or Armenian Chapel of Our Lady of the Spasm) along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem
Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

I was commissioned by KNA, Katholische Nachrichten-Agentur, the largest Catholic news agency in Europe, to photograph the Good Friday processions in Jerusalem.

Photo Editor: Marialuisa Plassmann

Photo caption: Christian pilgrims carry wooden crosses and pray as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Christian pilgrim carries a wooden cross along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims carry a wooden cross as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrim Francis Hallac poses for a portrait at the 1st Station of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Franciscan Priest holds a rose as he marches along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Catholic Christian pilgrims carry a wooden cross as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Christian pilgrim prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

A Catholic Christian pilgrim light candles as she prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrim holds a cross as she prays on the Stone of the Anointing inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016. 

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrim pray inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Catholic Christian pilgrims carry a wooden cross at the 3rd Station of the Cross as they march along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in the Old City of Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims are seen as they enter the Church of St. Mary of agony (also known as Our Lady of Sorrows Church or The Church of Sorrows of Mary or Armenian Chapel of Our Lady of the Spasm) along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, during the Good Friday procession, on March 25, 2016.

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