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Pope Francis leads the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday at the St... News PhotoEaster,Horizontal,International Landmark,One Person,People,Pope,Pope Francis,Religion,Spirituality,St. Peter's Basilica - The Vatican,State of the Vatican City,VaticanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPope Francis leads the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday at the St Peter's basilica on March 30, 2013 at the Vatican. Easter Vigil, also called the Paschal Vigil is a service held in traditional Christian churches as the first official celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus. Historically, it is during this service that people are baptized and that adult catechumens are received into full communion with the Church. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)