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Easter celebrations across the globe

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Published : Apr 1, 2018, 2:06 pm IST
Updated : May 24, 2018, 12:13 pm IST
Easter is the oldest and most important Christian feast celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Photo: AP)
Easter is the oldest and most important Christian feast celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Photo: AP)
Christian women greet each other after attending an early morning Easter mass at Saint Marks Cathedral church in Bangalore, India, Sunday, April 1, 2018. Pope Francis led a service in the Vatican on Saturday in Saint Peter's Basilica. (Photo: AP)
Christian women greet each other after attending an early morning Easter mass at Saint Marks Cathedral church in Bangalore, India, Sunday, April 1, 2018. 
Pope Francis led a service in the Vatican on Saturday in Saint Peter's Basilica. (Photo: AP)
A catholic nun places a food basket in the Mother Teresa Cathedral in Pristina on March 31, 2018 during the Easter celebrations. Hot cross buns were traditionally eaten on Good Friday, especially in Great Britain. (Photo: AFP)
A catholic nun places a food basket in the Mother Teresa Cathedral in Pristina on March 31, 2018 during the Easter celebrations. Hot cross buns were traditionally eaten on Good Friday, especially in Great Britain.  (Photo: AFP)
Members of the congregation of St. Christopher's Church dress up for Easter Sunday festivities in Taipei on April 1, 2018. (Photo: AFP)
Members of the congregation of St. Christopher's Church dress up for Easter Sunday festivities in Taipei on April 1, 2018. (Photo: AFP)
Easter eggs hang on the food basket at the Mother Teresa Cathedral in Pristina on March 31, 2018 during the Easter celebrations. The egg represents a symbol for life, or life's beginnings.(Photo: AFP)
Easter eggs hang on the food basket at the Mother Teresa Cathedral in Pristina on March 31, 2018 during the Easter celebrations. The egg represents a symbol for life, or life's beginnings.(Photo: AFP)
In this 2018 photo provided by the White House Historical Association, colorful eggs created at Maine Wood Concepts in New Vineyard, Maine, are displayed outside the White House in Washington. Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter sometimes weeks after the western Church. (Photo: AP)
 In this 2018 photo provided by the White House Historical Association, colorful eggs created at Maine Wood Concepts in New Vineyard, Maine, are displayed outside the White House in Washington. Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter sometimes weeks after the western Church. (Photo: AP)
Children look for eggs hidden in the sand of beach as they participate in an Easter egg hunt event to celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter in Hong Kong, Saturday, March 31, 2018. Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar (Photo: AP)
 Children look for eggs hidden in the sand of beach as they participate in an Easter egg hunt event to celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter in Hong Kong, Saturday, March 31, 2018. Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar (Photo: AP)
Members of the congregation attend Easter Sunday mass at St. Christopher's Church in Taipei on April 1, 2018. Orthodox Easter Sunday will fall on 8 April in 2018. (Photo: AFP)
Members of the congregation attend Easter Sunday mass at St. Christopher's Church in Taipei on April 1, 2018. Orthodox Easter Sunday will fall on 8 April in 2018. (Photo: AFP)

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