Mizoram observes `Good Friday`

Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, was observed with religious solemnity in Mizoram Friday.

Philippines` Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds

Thousands of people flocked to rural fields in the Philippines to witness the gruesome spectacle of men being crucified in their annual Easter re-enactment of the death of Jesus Christ.

`Passion of Christ` play banned after being mistaken for sex show

A play based on Good Friday re-enactment of Christ`s crucifixion was banned after the officials mistook it for a live sex show.

Demand for change in Goa poll date grows as CM, Church join in

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and the Church joined the growing chorus for seeking a change in April 17 Lok Sabha poll date in the state as it clashes with a Catholic article of faith, which is a day ahead of Good Friday.

Christians observe Good Friday

Christians across the country on Friday united in prayers, sung songs of repentance, observed fasts and abstained from worldly comforts to commemorate Good Friday, marking the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Christians observing Good Friday today

Good Friday, or the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified, is being observed by Christians across the world.

Christians demand restricted holidays for Good Friday, Easter

Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) has in a memorandum to the government demanded March 29 and March 31 as restricted holidays to enable Christian officials observe Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

With choruka, kanji, Kerala observes Good Friday

Christians across Kerala observed Good Friday across churches, and like every year three important rituals remained unchanged.

Cuba declares Good Friday a holiday after Pope`s visit

The communist government will decide later whether to make Good Friday a permanent holiday.

Filipinos nailed to crosses in bizarre rites

The bizarre annual rite has been rejected by Catholic church leaders.

Christian pilgrims fill Jerusalem for Good Friday

Thousands of pilgrims retraced Jesus` last steps down the Via Dolorosa.

Christians observe Good Friday in Nagaland

Christians in Nagaland Friday observed Good Friday with people attending special services in churches across the state.

Solemn prayers mark Good Friday in Kerala

Christians in Kerala observed Good Friday with day-long prayers, abstaining all worldly comforts to commemorate the sufferings and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Good Friday: `The Way of the Cross`!

Good Friday falls on Friday before Easter Sunday and does not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian or Julian calendars.

Good Friday: `The Way of the Cross`!

Good Friday falls on Friday before Easter Sunday and does not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian or Julian calendars.

Christians observe Good Friday in India

Christians today thronged churches
to hold special prayers and observed fasts as a way of
renunciation of earthly comforts to commemorate Good Friday,
marking the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Christian pilgrims flock to Holy City for Good Friday

Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world thronged the narrow cobblestone alleys of Jerusalem`s Old City to pray along the route tradition holds Jesus took to his crucifixion on Good Friday.

Good Friday: `The Way of the Cross`!

Good Friday falls on Friday before Easter Sunday and does not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian or Julian calendars. Good Friday is also called Holy Friday, Black Friday, or Great Friday.

Good Friday: `The Way of the Cross`!

Good Friday falls on Friday before Easter Sunday and does not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian or Julian calendars. Good Friday is also called Holy Friday, Black Friday, or Great Friday.

Astronauts get go-ahead for Good Friday launch

A NASA astronaut and her two Russian colleagues have received the go-ahead for a mission to the International Space Station.