Easter around the world

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untitled.bmpEgyptian Christian worshipers take part in a ceremony at the Coptic Hanging Church in the old Cairo area of Cairo, Egypt on Easter eve Saturday, April 23, 2011. (Khalil Hamra / AP)

Coptic Orthodox priest takes part in a ceremony at the Coptic Hanging Church in the old Cairo area of Cairo, Egypt on Easter eve Saturday, April 23, 2011. Photo: Khalil Hamra / AP

Coptic Orthodox priest takes part in a ceremony at the Coptic Hanging Church in the old Cairo area of Cairo, Egypt on Easter eve Saturday, April 23, 2011. (Khalil Hamra / AP)

 A masked member of the Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA) splinter group reads a statement during a 1916 Easter Rising commemoration at Cregan Cemetery in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Monday, April 25, 2011. Die-hards formed the Real IRA in 1997 when most IRA members decided to cease fire and pursue peace negotiations with Britain and Northern Ireland's Protestant majority. Police remain on high alert across Northern Ireland amid fears of a terror attack to mark traditional republican commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising against British rule. Photo: Peter Morrison / AP

A masked member of the Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA) splinter group reads a statement during a 1916 Easter Rising commemoration at Cregan Cemetery in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Monday, April 25, 2011. Die-hards formed the Real IRA in 1997 when most IRA members decided to cease fire and pursue peace negotiations with Britain and Northern Ireland’s Protestant majority. Police remain on high alert across Northern Ireland amid fears of a terror attack to mark traditional republican commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising against British rule. (Peter Morrison / AP)

Tulips bloom in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Sunday, April 24, 2011. The annual White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, a tradition since 1878 when President Rutherford B. Hayes hosted the event. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Tulips bloom in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Sunday, April 24, 2011. The annual White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, a tradition since 1878 when President Rutherford B. Hayes hosted the event. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP

 President Barack Obama cheers on children rolling Easter eggs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, , Monday, April 25, 2011, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Photo: Charles Dharapak / AP

President Barack Obama cheers on children rolling Easter eggs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, , Monday, April 25, 2011, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (Charles Dharapak / AP

Wearing a costume, Giovanni Figueroa of the Brooklyn borough of New York, left, poses for photographs as he and others take part in the Easter Parade along New York's Fifth Avenue on Sunday, April 24, 2011. Photo: Tina Fineberg / AP

Wearing a costume, Giovanni Figueroa of the Brooklyn borough of New York, left, poses for photographs as he and others take part in the Easter Parade along New York’s Fifth Avenue on Sunday, April 24, 2011. (Tina Fineberg / AP)

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