Easter

Ukrainians celebrate Easter in the shadow of war
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Ukrainians celebrate Easter in the shadow of war

Lviv, Ukraine (CNN) – They’ve endured intense battles, brutal airstrikes and unimaginable loss, but this weekend many Ukrainians will attempt…
Photos: The Armenian Catholic Church celebrates Easter
Egypt

Photos: The Armenian Catholic Church celebrates Easter

The Armenian Catholic Bishop of Alexandria Archbishop Krikor Augustinus Koussa presided over the Divine Liturgy, on the occasion of the…
Queen Elizabeth will not attend Easter Sunday service at Windsor, royal source says
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Queen Elizabeth will not attend Easter Sunday service at Windsor, royal source says

(CNN) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not join other members of the royal family for an Easter Sunday service…
Public health professor warns of India-like COVID-19 figures in Egypt
Egypt

Public health professor warns of India-like COVID-19 figures in Egypt

A professor of public health at the Zagazig University’s faculty of medicine warned the public in applying lax precautionary measures…
Coptic Orthodox Church bans media coverage of Easter Sunday due to COVID-19
Egypt

Coptic Orthodox Church bans media coverage of Easter Sunday due to COVID-19

The Coptic Orthodox Media Center has apologized for not allowing press and media coverage of any of the current church…
Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter
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Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and…
Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch ‘Easter egg strike’
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Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch ‘Easter egg strike’

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the…
Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on Easter attacks anniversary
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Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on Easter attacks anniversary

Survivors of last year’s devastating Islamist suicide bombings in Sri Lanka held a private anniversary service Tuesday because of a…
Orthodox Easter services hit by virus as many stay home
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Orthodox Easter services hit by virus as many stay home

More than 260 million Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, with church leaders urging worshipers to stay at home to avoid…
Coronavirus forces Egypt’s Coptic Christians to celebrate easter at home
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Coronavirus forces Egypt’s Coptic Christians to celebrate easter at home

As Egypt stems the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the country’s Coptic Christians and eastern orthodox churches have been forced to celebrate…
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