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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Easter East and West

  • Aired: 03/14/2008
  • 06:10
  • Rating: NR
Because of differing church calendars, Western and Eastern Christians usually celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on different dates. Over the centuries, distinct Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Holy Week practices have developed. However, both Orthodox and Western Christians say celebration of the Resurrection is the most important event on the church calendar.
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Orthodox and Western Christians celebrate Easter at different times and in different ways.
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