Monthly Archives: April 2011

Syrian churches cancel Good Friday rituals

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DAMASCUS, Syria, April 22 (UPI) — Churches across Syria canceled outdoor Good Friday services as the country braced for “Great Friday” protests that organizers vowed would be the biggest yet.…

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Easter in the East

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Oliver North WASHINGTON — Easter morning sunrise services are part of a long tradition in Christianity. For millenniums, believers around the globe have gathered in the open at…

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Easter cancelled in Syria

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Good Friday and other Easter processions and festivals have been cancelled across Syria as street unrest boils over into violence.…

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Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great & Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries, is the feast that commemorates the Last…

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