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Christian worshippers take part in the procession of the holy Thursday, during the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week, at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's old city. Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Minds section, under my profile Don't show me this message again. Pageant Faces Reality And Recoils". Local and Global Perspectives". Muslims around the world are observing the holiest month of Ramadan, fasting from sunrise to sunset for a month. Shappi Khorsandi. The event was so successful that The Businessmen's League planned to repeat it the following year as a beauty pageant or a "bather's revue"  to capitalize on the popularity of newspaper-based beauty contests that used photo submissions.