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Watch again: Catholics carry out ‘Way of the Cross‘ ritual around Notre Dame Cathedral

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By Cristina Abellan Matamoros  with REUTERS
Watch again: Catholics carry out ‘Way of the Cross‘ ritual around Notre Dame Cathedral
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To commemorate Good Friday, the Catholic community in Paris perform the "Way of the Cross" ritual, which recounts Christ's passion, around the Notre Dame Cathedral, after a fire ravaged the famed gothic structure earlier this week.

The Way of the Cross refers to a series of images depicting Jesus on the day of his crucifixion and accompanying prayers.

Often, a series of 14 images are arranged in a numbered order along a path and people go from image to image, in order, stopping at each station to say a prayer.