During Holy Week in Mendrisio, Christians dressed in white robes carry canvas lanterns, some over a hundred years old, The crosses are lit by candles and somberly carried through the streets for a passion play processional.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Alps_National Geographic magazine 2/2006