Holy Week Calendar date
Holy Week is the week immediately preceding Easter. It is also the last week of Lent, in the West, – Palm Sunday, Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday – are all included. However, Easter Day, which begins the season of Eastertide, is not.
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. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 02:00 Published on April 19, 2020
A holiday crawfish tradition lives on in New Orleans This Good Friday, Bevi Seafood Co expects to go through about 6,000 pounds of crawfish, a New Orleans Holy Week staple, even as the state faces the threat of the coronavirus. Freddie Joyner has more. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:45 Published on April 11, 2020
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.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:30 Published on April 7, 2020
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.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:22 Published on April 6, 2020
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The Arizona-Mexico border is usually busy during Holy Week. This year, it's silent amid global coronavirus crisis Thousands along the U.S.-Mexico border travel during Holy Week. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, border officials are asking people to stay home.
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Coronavirus: Lego used to recreate Holy Week scenes Niamh Newton, 19, depicted Palm Sunday, Judas's betrayal and the Last Supper to express her faith. BBC News - Published on April 10, 2020
Holy Week brings Pell's day of judgment but clutch of civil cases loom George Pell will learn his fate on Tuesday morning when the High Court rules on his appeal against child-sex convictions. The Age - Published on April 6, 2020
Palm Sunday: UK churches mark start of Holy Week with virtual services amid coronavirus lockdowns Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St Peter's Basilica without public due to pandemic Independent - Published on April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday ceremonies in Vatican City, Jerusalem limited over coronavirus fears as Easter restrictions loom Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week for Christians. This year, it looks very different across the world because of the coronavirus pandemic.
USATODAY.com - Published on April 5, 2020
Pope Francis marks Holy Week in near-empty basilica A small number of worshippers attended the mass, while observing social distancing. BBC News - Published on April 5, 2020
Pope opens Holy Week amid pandemic; says now is the time to serve Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter's Basilica, urging people living through the coronavirus pandemic not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the.. Reuters - Published on April 5, 2020
'Stay home,' Madrid authorities tell residents as coronavirus cases jump Authorities in Madrid urged people to stay home, the southern city of Seville announced the cancellation of hugely popular Holy Week celebrations and shops in several regions shut down on Saturday as.. Reuters - Published on March 14, 2020 Seville suspends Easter processions over coronavirus concerns - Mayor The mayor of the southern Spanish city of Seville said on Saturday Holy Week processions would be canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters - Published on March 14, 2020