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Orthodox & Catholic Christians
celebrate Easter on same day
in rare convergence (video, photos)

RT News, by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 4/16/2017 4:47:25 PM

Millions of Christians worldwide are celebrating the most important holiday of their faith, Easter Sunday, when they pay tribute to their belief in the resurrection of Christ after his death by crucifixion. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia delivered his traditional Easter address to hundreds of Orthodox believers gathered at Russia’s main Orthodox church, Christ the Savior Cathedral, which was rebuilt in late 1990s after being demolished in 1931. The patriarch called on the faithful to show care for those who desperately need support and help. “The path of the Savior is the path of love, on which the person

Pretty neat. If only the calendar could stay in tandem all the time! Catholics and Orthodox should be the exact same thing.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Aud, 4/16/2017 5:59:15 PM     (No. 11223855)

The Jesuits and Pope Gregory XII are to blame for the Julian and Gregorian calendars not being the same. Orthodox Christian countries had split with Catholic Christianity centuries before the new calendar was promulgated, and wouldn´t consider adopting a Papal proposal. Protestant countries in Europe wouldn´t make the change to the Gregorian until the 1700s. Holland initially changed to the Gregorian and reverted to the Julian for a time in defiance of the Pope! Talk about cutting off the nose to spite the face.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Aud, 4/16/2017 6:03:42 PM     (No. 11223857)

Oops. Missed an "i". That should have been Gregory XIII.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DonQuijote, 4/17/2017 1:09:42 AM     (No. 11224044)

Check out the video of the Liturgy in Moscow. Putin and his wife celebrating Resurrection, chanting, "He is truly Risen! When I was a kid, people living in Slavic and Russian neighborhoods (Trenton, NJ) would all greet each other saying, in Church Slavonic, "Christ is Risen!" The response was "He is truly Risen!"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PageTurner, 4/17/2017 1:25:57 AM     (No. 11224046)

Here´s film of the Poots going to church. He can´t be that bad if he always goes to church, can he? He even went to church during his KGB days, sneaking out on the comrades.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PageTurner, 4/17/2017 1:26:21 AM     (No. 11224047)


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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/17/2017 2:21:55 AM     (No. 11224059)

How bad can things be if Trump and Putin both went to Easter services?

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