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Coronavirus: Vatican to hold Easter celebrations without congregation

Sunday, 15 March 2020

The Vatican said Sunday that its traditional Easter week celebrations would be held this year ......

Easter in the Middle East

Thursday, 05 March 2020

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Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of ......

Father, two brothers of Sri Lanka suicide bombings mastermind killed

Sunday, 28 April 2019

The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings ......

Orthodox Christians mark ‘Holy Fire’ Easter ceremony in Jerusalem

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Huge crowds of pilgrims on Saturday marked the “Holy Fire” ceremony at ......

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on ......

Sri Lanka detains Syrian for questioning over attacks, say sources

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Sri Lankan police are holding a Syrian national in custody for questioning over the Easter Sunday ......

Sri Lanka president vows security shake-up over attacks

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Sri Lanka's president on Tuesday vowed a major shake-up of the military's top brass in the wake of ......

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded

Monday, 22 April 2019

The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290 ......

Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre-Dame

Monday, 22 April 2019

The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who ......

Toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207, including 35 foreigners

Sunday, 21 April 2019

The toll in a string of blasts on Sunday at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka has risen to at least ......

Pope during Easter vigil: reject the ‘glitter of wealth’

Sunday, 21 April 2019

At an Easter vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to ......

Sri Lanka imposes curfew ‘until further notice’

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Sri Lanka’s government imposed a nationwide curfew Sunday that police said would go into ......

Thousands cheer on horses in Bosnia log-towing contest

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Several thousand people flocked to a private arena in northwest Bosnia on Saturday to cheer on their ......

In Bosnia, ‘master’ blacksmith had to shoe an egg

Friday, 19 April 2019

To be worthy of the title of master, a blacksmith in Kresevo in central Bosnia had to perform a ......

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