Passion, death and resurrection of Christ

Easter is a Christian holiday that commemorates the passion, death and resurrection of Christ, which makes it one of the most important times of the year for Catholics. “It’s not a national holiday when we remember what happened. This is to relive the death and resurrection of the Son of God, “said Father Luis Rivas, professor of the Faculty of Theology at the Catholic University Argentina (UCA).

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What do people do on Good Friday?

Some Christians may attend special church services or prayer vigils. Good Friday is a day of mourning and quiet prayer for many Christians. The candles are often extinguished and statues, paintings and crosses may be draped in black, purple or gray cloth. Some Catholics treat Good Friday as a day of fasting, while others observe a partial fast involving the exclusion of meat.

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All Fools’ Day and Holi

All Fool’s Day originated in the Hindu festival of Huli or Holi, celebrated in March to commemorate the defeat of evil. Originally lasting for five days, the modern version of this festival covers two days only. On the first day, a bonfire is lit and, on the second, people throw colored powder and water over each other. Holi celebrations are associated with the Hindu Demoness, Holika

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