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Caucasus has celebrated Orthodox Easter and Labour Day

Caucasus has celebrated Orthodox Easter and Labour Day

Residents of the Caucasian republics Russia have celebrated the Orthodox Easter and Labour Day on May 1st. Solemn liturgies took place at the Orthodox churches and  first may demonstrations walked alone …

Margvelashvili congratulates Georgians on Easter

Margvelashvili congratulates Georgians on Easter

Today President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Lady Maka Chichua congratulated the country's population on Easter holiday. President and first lady themselves celebrated the holiday in …

Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity

Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity

Today Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity. It is a national holiday, which was introduced by a decree of President Nursultan Nazarbayev in 1995. For the republic with representatives of more than hundred nationalities, it became one of the …

Pope Francis congratulates Orthodox Christians on Easter

Pope Francis congratulates Orthodox Christians on Easter

Today, Pope Francis congratulated all Orthodox Christians on Easter holiday. "I address a cordial greeting to the faithful of the Eastern Churches who are celebrating Holy Pascha today," he wrote on his Twitter page. …

Orthodox world celebrates Easter

Orthodox world celebrates Easter

Today, all Orthodox Christians in the world celebrate the main Christian holiday - Easter. The resurrection of Christ according to the Julian calendar is celebrated in about 70 countries around the world with Orthodox churches and communities. On …

Pope recalled about Ukraine in his Easter speech

Pope recalled about Ukraine in his Easter speech

During Sunday's address to believers, Pope Francis expressed hope for a speedy and final resolution of the crisis in Ukraine. "May the Lord help the efforts aimed at trying to find a final solution to the …

Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates Easter

Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates Easter

Today on March 27th the Armenian Apostolic Church (AAC) celebrates the feast of Easter (Holy Resurrection). Easter is the feast of purification, alienation, abandonment of sins and return to God. Both in the Old and the New Testament Easter is …