ASMARA, ERITREA:  An Orthodox priest holds a cross during the Meskel festival, the biggest Orthodox ceremony, 27 September 2004 in Asmara in Eritrea. Thousands of people gather each year in the Eritrean capital to celebrate the finding of Christ's cross by Saint Helen, some 1700 years ago.  AFP PHOTO NICOLAS GERMAIN  (Photo credit should read NICOLAS GERMAIN/AFP via Getty Images)