Holy Week in Christianity is the week just before Easter. It is also the last week of Lent, in the West, – Palm Sunday, Holy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday – are all included. However, Easter Day, which begins the season of Eastertide, is not. However, traditions observing the Easter Triduum may overlap or displace part of Holy Week or Easter itself within that additional liturgical period.
A vigil was held for Notre Dame Cathedral in the streets of Paris. The crowd sang a hymn in tribute to the French landmark that was severely damaged in a massive fire on the Monday of Holy Week for.. CBS News - Published
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis warned against being judgmental and too full of oneself, including authorities in the Catholic church, in his Palm Sunday homily during Mass in St. Peter's Square,.. WorldNews - Published
Tens of thousands of people waved palm and olive branches in St. Peter's Square on Palm Sunday as Pope Francis led the world's Catholics into Holy Week commemorations ahead of Easter calling for the.. Reuters - Published
Great Friday, otherwise called Holy Friday, Great Friday or Black Friday is one of the major occasions basically seen by Christians. The date of Good Friday changes each year as it depends on the Lunar.. WorldNews - Published