Ranchi, March 25: Priests of St. Mary’s Cathedral participates in a religious procession on the occasion of Good Friday mass at Loyla Grounds in Ranchi on Friday.
Many Christian pilgrims took part in processions along the route where according to tradition Jesus Christ carried the cross during his last days.
At the event Cardinal Telesphore Placuids Toppo gestured during a religious procession and later addressed the gathering.
Christian devotees were seen singing religious song during Good Friday mass at Loyla Grounds in Ranchi.
Good Friday is the culmination of the 40-day Lent period during which they abstained from meat, alcohol and sweets.
Good Friday is observed during the Holy Week, which also includes Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Holy Saturday