Great and Holy Pascha Celebrations- Snaps Round the World

by OCP on April 4, 2010

in News

3/4/2010

Great and Holy Pascha Celebrations

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I leads an Easter service celebration at the Patriarcal Church of St. George in Istanbul, on April 4, 2010

Head of Bulgaria's Orthodox Church, 95-year-old Patriarch Maxim (C), lights a candle during Easter Divine Liturgy at golden-domed Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, April 3, 2010

Kosovo Serb Orthodox pilgrims attend Easter mass in Gracanica monastery after an Easter service in Gracanica, 8 kilometers (5 miles) east of Kosovo capital Pristina on Sunday, April 4, 2010

People hold lit candles as they leave a church after a Holy Fire ceremony at an Orthodox Easter service in Bucharest April 4, 2010.

Members of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox churches attend the Easter midnight Divine Liturgy led by Pope Shenouda III, the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Egypt, at the main Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo April 3, 2010

A woman lights a candle as some children sleep during an Orthodox Easter night Divine Liturgy in a church in the settlement of Roshcha, some 100 km (63 miles) south-west of Moscow, April 4, 2010

Pope Shenouda III, the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Egypt, leads the Easter midnight Divine Liturgy at the main Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo April 3, 2010

Mohamed ElBaradei (C), former head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog, and U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scobey (L) attend an Easter midnight Divine Liturgy at the main Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo April 3, 2010

Members of Lipovene community, a Russian origin minority group from Sarichioi village, attend the Christian Orhodox religious service on the Easter night in Sarichioi village, 250km east from Bucharest, on April 4, 2010. The Lipovenes fled Russia 300 years ago and took refuge in the Romanian Danube Delta. They are officially about 40,000 in Romania

Worshippers attend the Easter midnight Divine Liturgy led by Pope Shenouda III, the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Egypt, at the main Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo April 3, 2010

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, his spouse Svetlana Medvedeva and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attend an Easter celebrations at the Christ The Saviour Cathedral April 4, 2010 in Moscow, Russia

Russian Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill holds an Orthodox Easter service in Moscow on early April 04, 2010 at the Christ the Saviour Cathedral

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Ukraine Honours the Bethlehem Icon of Theotokos

Divine Liturgy in Ukraine

Romanian Orthodox children attend a midnight Easter service in Galati, 250 km (155 miles) northeast of Bucharest, April 4, 2010

Patriarch of Antioch His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas during the Paschal Divine Liturgy

Divine Liturgy lead by His Grace Mar Vilexinos Matthias Naresh, Patriarchal Assistant of the Syrian Orthodox Church

Syrian Orthodox Bishop and Monks

His Holiness Aram I Blessing the Fiathful at Pacha Service in Antelias

Indian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

Palestinian Orthodox Christians attend an Easter service in Gaza City, Sunday, April 4, 2010

Belarus Interior Ministry soldiers carry Easter cakes during an Orthodox Easter ceremony in Raubichi outside Minsk on April 4, 2010

A Syrian Christian orthodox woman kisses a picture of Jesus as she attends an Easter service at a church in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, April 4, 2010

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  • D Babu Paul, Bar Eto Briro

    Excellent. Thanks.

  • Koshy Kuruvilla

    Keep sharing such pictures and news for information among people of other nationalities.

  • Joy George Mullamthanam, Adoor, Kuwait

    To knew Orthodox Worshipper’s all over the world how to attend the Services. Excellent.Thanks

  • BInu

    thanks for sharing these excellent pictures….
    Binu Pandalam

  • Isaac

    It is really nice to see the different Orthodox Churches around the world celebrating the Passion Week service.

    Excellent !! Keep up the good effort.

  • Renni Philipose Mumbai

    Thanks for sharing different Orthodox Churches Services excellent pictures….
    Keep it up the good effort….God Bless U…

  • Fr K Y Chacko, Australia

    Thanks…It is exellent

  • George Panicker

    I was really impressed by seeing all this pics. of the orthodox Christians around the world.This is a new info. for me, this much orthodox around the world. May I pray for the unification of all these Orthodox Christians under one roof.

    Thanks

    George Panicker
    Chicago.

  • Sbdcn Moses Anthony

    It’s interesting to see the various colors, of the vestments of various worldwide Orthodox jurisdictions. Why are “icons” refered to as pictures?

  • John Punnachalil

    Keep up the Good Work
    Looks like the world is too small now.

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    I’ve recently started a blog, the information you provide on this site has helped me tremendously. Thank you for all of your time & work.

  • Saba

    Why didn’t you put the pictures of Georgian orthodox liturgy on Easter. It was great, Patriarch Ilia served in the Holy Trinity cathedral in Tbilisi

  • http://www.germanmalayalee.org/religious/mass.htm John Kochukandathil

    This is a new info for me. Orthodox Churches around the world celebrating the Passion Week service.Excellent !! Keep up the good effort.
    John Kochukandathil
    Germany

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