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Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter


The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Easter today, according to the Orthodox calendar. Russians celebrate Easter with decorated eggs, special foods, and customs.

After the Holy Fire descended in Jerusalem,A ndrei Pervozvanny Foundation brought it to Moscow on April 7.

The festive all-night vigil in the Christ the Savior Cathedral was headed by Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill. Thousands believers gathered to celebrate the brilliant holiday in the main church of the country.

In his message the Patriarch called believers to share the joy if the Easter with close ones, friends and especially those in need. The head of Russian Orthodox Church has mentioned that many people lack the “inner vision”, which is needed to feel “the divine presence in our lives.”

Following the tradition Orthodox Dioceses with volunteers' help organise various charity actions.

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