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Mexico's Virtual Catholic Passion Plays Get Creative

With the country shut down for the month of April, Roman Catholic churches are bringing their Holy Week celebrations online to continue rituals and reach the faithful.
Felipe Samaniego officiates at a Roman Catholic Mass, streamed via Facebook from the Santo Tomás Moro church on Palm Sunday, in Monterrey, Mexico. Source: Medios y Media

Every Good Friday, for the last 176 years, the Iztapalapa neighborhood of Mexico City fills with religious pilgrims, tourists and the curious. In modern times, up to 2 million people crowd the streets to watch one of Latin America's most

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