A shoeshine man, wearing a jersey representing Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, shines a customer’s shoe, as a Good Friday procession files past, in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Portraying Jesus Christ, a parishioner reenacts Jesus Christ’s final hours, in the traditional Good Friday procession, or Stations of the Cross in Pirenopolis, Brazil, Friday, April 3, 2015. Christians all over the world attend ceremonies that mark the day Jesus Christ was crucified, commonly known as Good Friday. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A crowd of Kenyan women and men, mostly muslim, listens as speakers denounce the latest attack by al-Shabab gunmen, at a public meeting in Garissa, Kenya, Friday, April 3, 2015. The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 147 people at the college in northeast Kenya as they shouted “God is great” appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said Friday. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
An elderly woman waits to receive Red Cross humanitarian aid in a village under control of pro-Russian separatists near Vuhlehirsk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, April 3, 2015. Russia and the rebels expected Ukraine to resume pensions and other payments to the east following February’s cease-fire deal, but the Ukrainian authorities haven’t yet done so amid fierce arguments over the agreement’s interpretation. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
A woman devotee in trance with her tongue pierced with a metal rod, is helped by men on her way to a temple of Lord Murugan, on the occasion of Panguni Uthiram festival, in Ahmadabad, India Friday, April 3, 2015. One of the most important festival of southern India, which is observed in the Tamil month of Panguni. The festival is celebrated in honor of the Hindu God Murugan where devotees make offerings to lord Murugan with sacrificial feats they believe will keep them away from evil spirits. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
A penitent gets his crown of thorns adjusted as he prepares to walk in a Good Friday procession during Holy Week celebrations in Atlixco, Puebla state, Mexico, Friday, April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Residents wave a white sheet in a protest against the violence that erupts during police operations against suspected drug traffickers, in the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, April 3, 2015. Residents are protesting the shooting deaths of a young boy and a 41-year-old housewife, who were killed by stray bullets in the past few days. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Women dressed as penitents, called “Veronicas,” walk in the Good Friday procession in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, April 3, 2015. Good Friday recalls Jesus’ death by crucifixion. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Friend Lester Bailey, left, and others greet Anthony Ray Hinton, center, as Hinton leaves the Jefferson County jail, Friday, April 3, 2015, in Birmingham, Ala. Hinton spent nearly 30 years on Alabama’s death row, and was set free Friday after prosecutors told a judge they won’t re-try him for the 1985 slayings of two fast-food managers. (AP Photo/ Hal Yeager)
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