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Jesus: The central figure of Christianity
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament.

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A Holy Land Easter season like no other [Video]

A Holy Land Easter season like no other

Jerusalem has witnessed an Easter season like no other, with the celebration of Jesus' life held under the shadow of a deadly disease. David Doyle reports.

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Holy Fire lit in near-empty Jerusalem [Video]

Holy Fire lit in near-empty Jerusalem

The Holy Fire ceremony symbolising Jesus' resurrection was lit in a deserted Jerusalem on Saturday, without the joyful throng of Orthodox Christian pilgrims who normally attend a spectacle that brings..

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Paris Jackson will play Jesus Christ in a new indie film [Video]

Paris Jackson will play Jesus Christ in a new indie film

Paris Jackson is set to play Jesus Christ in a new indie film alongside Bella Thorne, who will play a girl with a Jesus fetish.

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Pope prays for sick at Good Friday service scaled back by coronavirus [Video]

Pope prays for sick at Good Friday service scaled back by coronavirus

Pope Francis prostrated himself on the floor of an empty St. Peter's Basilica on Friday (April 10) to pray at a scaled-down "Passion of the Lord" service commemorating Jesus' last hours of life and his..

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In Spain and beyond, Christians prepare to mark Easter in lockdown [Video]

In Spain and beyond, Christians prepare to mark Easter in lockdown

In a world locked down by the coronavirus pandemic, Christians are commemorating the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus without traditional church services and processions.View on euronews

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This Is Why We Eat Chocolate Bunnies for Easter [Video]

This Is Why We Eat Chocolate Bunnies for Easter

Though Easter is celebrated by Christians remembering Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection. chocolate bunnies can be found everywhere.

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After Cardinal Pell acquitted, pope decries "unjust sentences" [Video]

After Cardinal Pell acquitted, pope decries "unjust sentences"

The Vatican says it welcomes the acquittal of Cardinal Pell by an Australian court on child abuse charges, saying he "waited for the truth to be ascertained. Earlier Pope Francis used his morning mass..

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Pope opens Holy Week amid lockdown [Video]

Pope opens Holy Week amid lockdown

Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter’s Basilica, urging people not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the suffering of others. Lauren Anthony..

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Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa empty due to coronavirus fears [Video]

Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa empty due to coronavirus fears

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is usually the global focus of Easter celebrations, but this year it will be bereft of Easter pilgrims to see them. Edward Baran reports.

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The Meaning Behind Palm Sunday [Video]

The Meaning Behind Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is an important date on the Christian calendar that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem.

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'Life will prevail' says Holy Land archbishop on Easter Sunday

With Jerusalem under lockdown over coronavirus, Easter Sunday was marked at the traditional site of Jesus' death and resurrection by just a handful of Christian clerics.
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Coronavirus keeps relics of Jesus's friend Lazarus behind closed doors

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On an empty Via Dolorosa, archbishop urges Good Friday prayer for the dying

On an eerie Good Friday in Jerusalem, a handful of Franciscan friars - some wearing face masks - commemorated Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection along a Via Dolorosa in lockdown and empty of pilgrims.
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Philippine penitents perform Easter rites despite coronavirus

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PM Modi recalls courage and righteousness of Jesus Christ on Good Friday

"Lord Christ devoted his life to serving others. His courage and righteousness stand out and so does his sense of justice," Modi wrote on Twitter.
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After Pell acquittal, pope compares 'unjust sentences' to persecution of Jesus

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Mysterious Shroud of Turin on virtual display for coronavirus prayer

The Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus' burial cloth, will go on virtual display on Saturday, an extraordinary showing to help the faithful worldwide pray for an end..
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Fearing coronavirus, African city dwellers flee to the countryside

Each morning at a crowded bus station east of Nairobi, Kenyans load their bags on to minibuses emblazoned with the faces of pop stars and Jesus, heading to their villages in the hope of escaping the..
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Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre closes amid coronavirus fears

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered in Christian tradition as the site of Jesus's crucifixion and burial, was closed on Wednesday as a precaution against the coronavirus.
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Another victim of coronavirus: Spain's religious statue-kissing

A Spanish pre-Easter tradition, where Catholics flock in droves to kiss statues of Jesus and Mary, fell victim to the coronavirus epidemic this week as churches with some of the most sought-after..
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Widnes pub landlord stab killer 'believed he was Jesus'

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