First, during the ceremonies on Good Friday, the day when Christ was crucified, the cross which stood all the year above the altar, bearing the Savior's figure, was taken down and laid beneath the altar, a dramatic symbol of the Death and Burial; and two days later, on 'the third day' of the Bible phraseology, that is on Easter Sunday
, as the story of the Resurrection was chanted by the choir, the cross was uncovered and replaced, amid the rejoicings of the congregation.
Police Media Spokesperson, SP Ruwan Gunasekera says that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the US had obtained samples of body parts of the Easter Sunday
suicide bombers and the equipment used by them under a court order.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is in Sri Lanka on a brief visit, hailed Sri Lanka's resilience after the Easter Sunday
Summary: Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 13 (ANI): Term of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC), which is probing the Easter Sunday
attacks that killed more than 250 people across Sri Lanka, will be extended by another month, its chairman and Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri said on Tuesday.
To be honest I can't believe someone has moaned about a supermarket being closed for the Easter Sunday
as we are all aware it is not a new rule that has just come out of the blue.
Colombo, May 7 -- It is a false and a blatantly wrong information, that Saudi Arabia sent in a missive in advance, requesting 'to take all and necessary precautionary measures,' to safeguard its citizen living in Sri Lanka against the intended Easter Sunday
Flowers used during Easter Sunday
Masses have no healing power and are not meant to be used as amulets against harm, the parish priest here told devotees.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks targetting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that claimed more than 150 lives on the occasion of Easter Sunday
PCG spokesman Captain Armand Balilo said travelers started arriving in Metro Manila on Easter Sunday
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned theterrorist attacks targetting churches and hotels in Sri Lankathat claimed more than 207 lives on the occasion of Easter Sunday
. Condemning the attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared hiscondolences and said Pakistan stands in complete solidarity with Sri Lanka in their hour of grief.
It is important to note that if Easter trade restrictions apply, then Tesco express stores will not be open on Easter Sunday
The latest Easter Sunday
has ever been was in 1943, when it fell on 25 April.