Easter services – how they were held in different countries

Orthodox Christians in all countries celebrate Easter, a little differently, but with the same joy and hope. In Istanbul, at a festive service, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew called for an immediate end to the war in Ukraine and throughout the world. In Greece, for the first time in two years, the faithful can celebrate their most […]

Palm Sunday 17 April

Today, Christians celebrate the great Orthodox holiday Palm Sunday (Κυριακή των Βαΐων). This year the celebration falls on April 17th. One of the main Christian holidays, the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, is the twelfth rolling feast. That is, its date is not constant, but depends on Easter. However, this holiday is always celebrated […]

Easter Mass of Pope Francis

Today, April 4, Catholics, Protestants and representatives of some other branches of Christianity celebrate one of the main holidays – Easter. For the second year in a row due to the pandemic, Pope Francis celebrated Sunday Mass in the absence of a large crowd of believers, Reuters reported. Usually at least 100 thousand pilgrims gather […]

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