#Easter

Colombo, Apr 20 (PTI) Sri Lanka’s Catholic church will observe a two-minute silence on Wednesday morning to mark the second anniversary of the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in 2019 that killed ...

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
White House director of message planning Meghan Hays was the Easter Bunny this year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MegHays46)

  • A staffer appeared dressed as the Easter bunny while press secretary Jen Psaki gave her briefing
  • The bunny also made an appearance while Joe Biden was delivering his remarks marking Easter holiday
  • Meghan Hays later revealed that she was playing the role of Easter bunny this year

.Birmingham, AL, USA
A woman was killed and five others, including four children, were injured after a gunbattle broke out between two groups of men in Alabama's Birmingham. (AFP File Photo/Representative)

  • Over 30 shots were fired during the shooting
  • Gunfire broke out after an arguement started between two groups of men at a Birmingham park
  • The injured were all "stable," the police said

Easter is celebrated after 40 days of Lent. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Easter is a Christian festival
  • People are celebrating Easter on April 4 all around the world
  • Many leaders and famous personalities extended their wishes on social media 

Easter willcelebrated after Paschal full moon on April 2

· Easter always falls on Sunday and is celebrated after the 40 days of Lent

· Easter is celebrated after the Paschal Full Moon

· Each and every Easter food has a religious origin

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
.Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Pope Francis extended his support to the anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar. (Photo Credit: AP./PTI)

  • Pope Francis in his Easter message expressed solidarity with the Myanmar's youth
  • Myanmar has been gripped by turmoil since leader Aung San Suu Kyi was ousted in a military coup
  • On Easter, decorated eggs became the latest emblem of resistance 

Panaji, Apr 4 (PTI) Easter was celebrated in Goa on Sunday in a traditional manner though some rituals were cancelled in order to adhere to COVID-19 norms, a church official said.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Easter is held each year between the dates of March 22 and April 25. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Visiting loved ones staying away might turn into a tricky situation in 2021 due to several countries still reeling under lockdowns
  • Crafting homemade items and having a close-knit family feast could be ways to celebrate Easter this year
  • Egg races are a classic component of Easter celebrations

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Easter bunny is a folkloric symbol of the holy festival. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Easter is celebrated six and a healf weeks after Ash Wednesday
  • The festival will always fall between March 22 and April 25
  • The Paschal moon also helps determine the fluctuating date of Easter