Tag: Good Friday

Thousands of people follows actors as they portray Jesus Christ and Roman centurions during a traditional Via Crucis, or Way of the Cross, procession on the Christian Good Friday holiday March 30, 2018 in Takoma Park, Maryland. The re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus drew several thousand area Catholics and …

Christians Observe Good Friday, Remembering the Death of Jesus

Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter together form the three seminal events that Christians believe are the focal point of history that will determine the destiny of humanity. While those words may seem jarring in a pluralistic and relativistic culture like modern America, for billions of devout Christians over the past 2,000 years, it has been the foundational belief of their lives. For tens of millions of Americans today, those central pillars of the Christian faith shape the entire focus of their time on earth.

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Why Is It Called Good Friday?

On Good Friday Christians commemorate the day on which the Son of God made man was humiliated, stripped, tortured, and, finally murdered on a cross.

Ruben Enaje, 57, a Christian devotee reacts as he is nailed to a cross during a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Good Friday celebrations ahead of Easter in the village of Cutud near San Fernando, north of Manila on March 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL …

Philippines: Christians Nailed to Cross in Good Friday Observances

Christians congregated in the town of San Pedro Cutud, Philippines, this Friday to crucify volunteer devotees participating in an annual reenactment of the death of Jesus according to the Gospels. Christians in the Philippines also observe Good Friday with floggings and processions.

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Christians Celebrate Easter

Christians all over the world are celebrating Easter as the Sunday anniversary of Jesus Christ being resurrected from the dead.

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Christians Celebrate Good Friday

Christians all over the world are celebrating Good Friday, marking the anniversary of the suffering and death (the “passion”) of Jesus Christ of Nazareth outside the city walls of Jerusalem, during which Christians believe a sinless man paid the price for their sin.

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Indiana Town: No More Good Friday

As Christmas season begins for countless millions of Christians in America and across the globe, Bloomington, Indiana, announced that it will no longer recognize Good Friday because doing so is insensitive to others.