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Celebrating Easter: Facts to know about the oldest Christian occasion

VIDEO: Catholics and Protestants are celebrating the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday

Shounaz Meky

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Catholics and Protestants around the world celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.

Easter is considered the oldest Christian holiday. Easter Sunday marks the end of the Holy Week, according to tradition.

The date at which Easter falls is movable but the event is observed by Catholics and Protestants between March 22 and April 25. Greek-Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox churches mark Easter Sunday on May 1.

Here are some facts you may want to know about the oldest Christian occasion: