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What is Easter?
Easter is a major Christian festival to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his three days crucifixion at Calvary. Some old churches consider the account of resurrection as a landmark indicating Jesus Christ as a Messiah or Savior. Thus, Easter is widely celebrated as a major feast by the Christians around the world. People from different countries call Easter as Resurrection Day, Resurrection Sunday, and Easter Sunday since this festival always falls on Sunday every year. So festive is the Easter that non-Christian people sometimes take part in the celebration. More >
What Is 2014 Holy Week?
Holy Week 2014, leading to the Easter 2014 is celebrated by Christians around the world to commemorate the most important events in Christianity: death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Earliest catholic reference as to the celebration and observance of the Holy Week are found in the Apostolical Constitutions in the latter half of the 3rd and 4th century. More >