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Major Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus

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Easter: Major Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus
Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.

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Kanye West and Mariah Carey to appear at Joel Osteen’s virtual Easter Service [Video]

Kanye West and Mariah Carey to appear at Joel Osteen’s virtual Easter Service

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British royals surprise schoolchildren with video call [Video]

British royals surprise schoolchildren with video call

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Chocolate bunnies don marzipan masks [Video]

Chocolate bunnies don marzipan masks

Lent has coincided this year with the coronavirus outbreak, which is expected to keep millions of people in confinement. To lighten the mood a bit, a bakery in Troyes in eastern France is selling..

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Opera Singer Andrea Bocelli To Perform In Italy On Easter [Video]

Opera Singer Andrea Bocelli To Perform In Italy On Easter

YouTube and opera singer, Andrea Bocelli, want to spread hope on Easter Sunday. According to CNN, Bocelli will be performing pro-bono at the the historic Duomo Cathedral in Milan, Italy. Like most..

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How to Celebrate Easter and Passover During a Pandemic [Video]

How to Celebrate Easter and Passover During a Pandemic

With stay-at-home orders in place, families are coming up with alternative ways to observe Easter and Passover.

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This Is Why We Eat Chocolate Bunnies for Easter [Video]

This Is Why We Eat Chocolate Bunnies for Easter

Though Easter is celebrated by Christians remembering Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection. chocolate bunnies can be found everywhere.

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New Zealand PM calls the Easter Bunny ‘essential worker’ [Video]

New Zealand PM calls the Easter Bunny ‘essential worker’

New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern assures children that both the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy are essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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NZ PM Ardern calls the Easter Bunny 'essential worker' [Video]

NZ PM Ardern calls the Easter Bunny 'essential worker'

New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern assured children on Monday that both the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy were essential workers and would be making an appearance during Easter despite social..

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Pope opens Holy Week amid lockdown [Video]

Pope opens Holy Week amid lockdown

Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter’s Basilica, urging people not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the suffering of others. Lauren Anthony..

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Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa empty due to coronavirus fears [Video]

Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa empty due to coronavirus fears

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is usually the global focus of Easter celebrations, but this year it will be bereft of Easter pilgrims to see them. Edward Baran reports.

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Pope Celebrates Palm Sunday Services In Empty St. Peter's Basilica [Video]

Pope Celebrates Palm Sunday Services In Empty St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Sunday. The Holy Father urged people living through the coronavirus pandemic to be less concerned with..

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Oprah Winfrey network to Air 'Super Soul Sunday' marathons on Palm Sunday and Easter [Video]

Oprah Winfrey network to Air 'Super Soul Sunday' marathons on Palm Sunday and Easter

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has devised a plan for its viewers to celebrate the upcoming religious holidays from the comfort of their own homes.

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White House: Over 2 Million Americans Could Die From Coronavirus [Video]

White House: Over 2 Million Americans Could Die From Coronavirus

According to Business Insider, an analysis that the White House shared on Tuesday says that over 2 million Americans could die from COVID-19 if the disease is not mitigated. Mitigation steps include..

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President Trump unveils 15-minute coronavirus test [Video]

President Trump unveils 15-minute coronavirus test

Donald Trump has unveiled a new FDA authorised 15-minute coronavirus test. During the daily Task Force news conference, the President presented the test to journalists. He spoke alongside Steven Hahn..

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Trump extends COVID-19 guidance to April 30 [Video]

Trump extends COVID-19 guidance to April 30

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will extend the guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus to April 30, from his original target of Easter on April 12. Gavino Garay..

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Trump extends coronavirus guidelines to April 30th [Video]

Trump extends coronavirus guidelines to April 30th

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will extend the guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus to April 30, from his original target of Easter on April 12.

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Pence To Deliver Recommendation On Reopening The US Economy [Video]

Pence To Deliver Recommendation On Reopening The US Economy

Vice President Mike Pence was put in charge of leading the Trump’s administration’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Pence said he would soon deliver a recommendation to the president about..

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Trump Looks To Classify Counties By Risk And Lift National Restrictions [Video]

Trump Looks To Classify Counties By Risk And Lift National Restrictions

President Donald Trump wants to create new guidelines for the coronavirus based on risk levels in counties across the country. According to Business Insider, each county would be labeled as..

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