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Easter amid intolerance

  • A woman kisses the foot of a crucified Jesus statue on Good Friday in Jakarta Cathedral. The event that commemorates the death of Christ is a part of the Holy Triduum, beginning with Maundy Thursday and ending on Easter Sunday. JP/Bagas Rahadian

    A woman kisses the foot of a crucified Jesus statue on Good Friday in Jakarta Cathedral. The event that commemorates the death of Christ is a part of the Holy Triduum, beginning with Maundy Thursday and ending on Easter Sunday. JP/Bagas Rahadian

  • A young girl playing the role of Mary Magdalene applies stage make up for an Easter performance at at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A young girl playing the role of Mary Magdalene applies stage make up for an Easter performance at at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  •  A prosthetic of a wound is applied onto an actor’s stomach for a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. . JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A prosthetic of a wound is applied onto an actor’s stomach for a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. . JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Performers act out a scene from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in front of Ngolodono Church in Karangdowo, Klaten, Central Java, on April 14. The scene was part of a procession depicting Jesus’s experience in Golgotha, the site of his crucifixion outside of Jerusalem. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

    Performers act out a scene from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in front of Ngolodono Church in Karangdowo, Klaten, Central Java, on April 14. The scene was part of a procession depicting Jesus’s experience in Golgotha, the site of his crucifixion outside of Jerusalem. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

  • An actor from  Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java acts out a scene in which Jesus prays in the Garder of Gethsemane, before he is arrested and crucified on Friday April 14. . JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    An actor from Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java acts out a scene in which Jesus prays in the Garder of Gethsemane, before he is arrested and crucified on Friday April 14. . JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • An actor from Ngolodono Church in Karangdowo, Klaten, Central Java, performs the Procession to Calvary, which shows Jesus carrying the cross to the site of his crucifixion.  JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

    An actor from Ngolodono Church in Karangdowo, Klaten, Central Java, performs the Procession to Calvary, which shows Jesus carrying the cross to the site of his crucifixion. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

  • Despite the heavy rain, worshippers from Cathedral Tiga Raja in Timika, Papua, continue their re-enactment of Jesus’s Procession to Calvary on Good Friday. JP/Vembri Waluyas

    Despite the heavy rain, worshippers from Cathedral Tiga Raja in Timika, Papua, continue their re-enactment of Jesus’s Procession to Calvary on Good Friday. JP/Vembri Waluyas

  • Performers from Hati Bunda Kudus church in Banda Aceh re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ for Good Friday. Although the Aceh province imposes sharia law, the Easter celebration ran peacefully. JP/ Hotli Simanjuntak

    Performers from Hati Bunda Kudus church in Banda Aceh re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ for Good Friday. Although the Aceh province imposes sharia law, the Easter celebration ran peacefully. JP/ Hotli Simanjuntak

  • Actors perform a scene in which Jesus is about to be crucified at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Actors perform a scene in which Jesus is about to be crucified at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Catholic performers from Ngolodono Church in Karangdowo, Klaten, Central Java, act out the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

    Catholic performers from Ngolodono Church in Karangdowo, Klaten, Central Java, act out the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday. JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi

  • Congregants of Santa Theresa Church in Bojongsari, Semarang, Central Java, watch a performance depicting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ [portrayed by Yohannes Dendi] on Good Friday. JP/Suherdjoko

    Congregants of Santa Theresa Church in Bojongsari, Semarang, Central Java, watch a performance depicting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ [portrayed by Yohannes Dendi] on Good Friday. JP/Suherdjoko

  • Actors playing the parts of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene perform at Santa Theresa church in Bojongsari, Semarang, Central Java. JP/Suherdjoko

    Actors playing the parts of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene perform at Santa Theresa church in Bojongsari, Semarang, Central Java. JP/Suherdjoko

  • A congregant displays a tattoo of a cross on her back at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14.  JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A congregant displays a tattoo of a cross on her back at Yohanes Rasul church, Wonogiri, Central Java on Friday April 14. JP/Magnus Hendratmo