GOOD FRIDAY

  • Pope refers to 'Muslim brothers' on Good Friday March 30, 2013

    Rome: Pope Francis reached out in friendship to "so many Muslim brothers and sisters" during a Good Friday procession dedicated to the suffering of Christians from terrorism, war and religious fanaticism in the Middle East. The new pontiff, who has rankled traditionalists by rejecting many trappings of his office, mostly...
  • Christians observe Good Friday today April 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Christians around the world are observing Good Friday today. The day marks the crucification of Jesus Christ at the end of the Lent period and devotees will spend the day fasting. Good Friday is the culmination of the 40day Lent period during which they abstained from meat, alcohol...
  • On Good Friday, many visit Malayatoor church April 2, 2010

    It's good friday, and for all the roads in Kerala leads to perhaps one place, the Malayatoor church in Ernakulam district. For those, who throng the church believed to be set up by St Thomas, its a way of reliving the pain that Jesus Christ went through. ...
  • Festive Friday: Chhoti Holi | Good Friday | Navroze March 21, 2008

    Everybody is in the festive mood as India celebrates three big festivals this Friday. ...
  • Pope makes major changes in Good Friday prayers March 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Christians across the world are observing Good Friday today. This is the day Jesus Christ is said to have been crucified by the Romans. Good Friday is marked by prayer meetings and fasting. In many churches around the world, the sequence of events leading to the crucifixion is...
  • Plural India's 4 festivals on Friday | The Getaways March 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Chhoti Holi, Navroz, Good Friday and EideMilad Hindus, Parsis and Iranis, Christians and Muslims, by a quirk of almanac, have all these religious observances on the same day, Friday. A festival of revelry and colourful mirth, Chhoti Holi is a buildup to the main festival that will be...
  • Easter mass in jail sparks row April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: The state human rights commission issued a notice to the Central Prison authorities in Thiruvananthapuram for allegedly obstructing Catholic priests from conducting Easter service for Christian inmates at the jail during their visit on Sunday. Commission member asked the jail superintendent to explain the circumstances for the lapse on...
  • Christians observe Good Friday April 6, 2007

    Mumbai: Good Friday also known as Gods Friday is a significant day in Christian calendar. The Corrieas observe Good Friday like they do every year, through prayer, abstinence and fasting, to mark the pain and suffering that Jesus Christ went through when he was crucified. Controversies including the Da Vinci Code or...