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Christian Orthodox nuns rest as they march to the Jordan River during... News PhotoBaptism,Ceremony,Christianity,Epiphany,Horizontal,Middle East,Nun,Orthodoxy,Pilgrimage,Religion,Resting,River Jordan,West BankPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChristian Orthodox nuns rest as they march to the Jordan River during a ceremony as part of the Orthodox Feast of the Epiphany on January 18, 2013 at the Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site in the West Bank by the Jordan River. Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III led a ceremony during which thousands of Orthodox Christians braved rain to plunge into plastic tubs filled with its murky water to celebrate Jesus's baptism. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHAN (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)