Orthodox Christian Holy Week and Paschal Celebrations Worldwide 2015

Jerusalem-Holy Land: Patriarch Theophilos with Holy Fire

Jerusalem-Holy Land: Patriarch Theophilos with Holy Fire

Constantinople - Holy Wednesday Service

Constantinople – Holy Wednesday Service

Alexandria - Palm Sunday

Alexandria – Palm Sunday

Coptic-Alexandria -Egypt : Holy Friday Service

Coptic-Alexandria -Egypt : Holy Friday Service

Armenia - Easter Procession at Mother See

Armenia – Easter Procession at Mother See

Russia : Holy Friday Service

Russia : Holy Friday Service

Albania : Archbishop Anastasios and President Gjorge Ivanov of Macedonia

Albania : Archbishop Anastasios and President Gjorge Ivanov of Macedonia

Greece: An Orthodox monk looks at an image of Jesus crucified at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north AthensGreece: An Orthodox monk looks at an image of Jesus crucified at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens

Greece: An Orthodox monk looks at an image of Jesus crucified at the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin in Penteli, north Athens

Belarus: Procession with the holy relics of Saint Sophia of Slutsk

Belarus: Procession with the holy relics of Saint Sophia of Slutsk

Serbia : Annunciation Celebration in Belgrade

Serbia : Annunciation Celebration in Belgrade

Bulgaria : Holy Friday Worship

Bulgaria : Holy Friday Worship

Australia & New Zealand: Good Friday Service

Australia & New Zealand: Good Friday Service

Brazil : Getting ready for Feet Washing Ceremony

Brazil : Getting ready for Feet Washing Ceremony

Canada : Holy Week Reading

Canada : Holy Week Reading

Cyprus : Church buildings during Holy Week

Cyprus : Church buildings during Holy Week

Estonia : Divine Liturgy

Estonia : Divine Liturgy

Ethiopia -People gather at  Lalibela church for prayers

Ethiopia -People gather at Lalibela church for prayers

Finland : Finnish Orthodox Procession

Finland : Finnish Orthodox Procession

Germany - Holy Friday Service

Germany – Holy Friday Service

India : Good Friday Worship with wooden Cross

India : Good Friday Worship with wooden Cross

Indonesia : Paschal Worship

Indonesia : Paschal Worship

Iraq : Feet washing ceremony

Iraq : Feet washing ceremony

Kazakhstan - Prayers inside the Church

Kazakhstan – Prayers inside the Church

Province of Kosovo and Metohija  : Orthodox Christians take part in Holy week prayers

Province of Kosovo and Metohija : Orthodox Christians take part in Holy week prayers

Kuwait : Paschal Divine Liturgy

Kuwait : Paschal Divine Liturgy

Latvia : Holy Week Service

Latvia : Holy Week Service

Lebanon : Commemoration of the Parable of the Ten Maidens

Lebanon : Commemoration of the Parable of the Ten Maidens

Macedonia : Christians of Orthodox Ohrid Archbishporic

Macedonia : Christians of Orthodox Ohrid Archbishporic

Mexico - Kids hold the icon of Christ in white clothe

Mexico – Kids hold the icon of Christ in white clothe

Moldova : Holy Thursday Service

Moldova : Holy Thursday Service

Montenegro : Orthodox Nuns at prayer service

Montenegro : Orthodox Nuns at prayer service

Oman : Palm Sunday in Muscat

Oman : Palm Sunday in Muscat

Old Rite Orthodox : Russian Old Orthodox Rite Primate Metropolitan Korniliy seen with a Priest

Old Rite Orthodox : Russian Old Orthodox Rite Primate Metropolitan Korniliy seen with a Priest

Czech and Slovakia. Orthodox Faithful gather with their Prelate

Czech and Slovakia. Orthodox Faithful gather with their Prelate

Poland - Kids assemble for Palm Sunday Service

Poland – Kids assemble for Palm Sunday Service

Portugal - Paschal Divine Liturgy

Portugal – Paschal Divine Liturgy

Romania - Holy Week Procession

Romania – Holy Week Procession

Syria - Liturgical Service Patriarch John X

Syria – Liturgical Service Patriarch John X

Syria : Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem  II kneeling down for prayers

Syria : Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II kneeling down for prayers

United Arab Emirates - Feet Washing Ceremony at the Syriac Orthodox Church

United Arab Emirates – Feet Washing Ceremony at the Syriac Orthodox Church

United Kingdom - British Orthodox Christians gather for prayer

United Kingdom – British Orthodox Christians gather for prayer

United States of America - Archbishop Demetrius Leads Divine Liturgy

United States of America – Archbishop Demetrius Leads Divine Liturgy

Ukraine - Faithful gather for Holy Week Procession in Kiev

Ukraine – Faithful gather for Holy Week Procession in Kiev

South Africa : Holy Friday Evening procession held in Cape Town

South Africa : Holy Friday Evening procession held in Cape Town

Ireland - Kids gather for Orthodox Bible School sessions

Ireland – Kids gather for Orthodox Bible School sessions

Georgia - Woman from Georgia's mountainous area visits her deceased husband's grave the day after Easter Sunday.

Georgia – Woman from Georgia’s mountainous area visits her deceased husband’s grave the day after Easter Sunday.

Hong Kong and China: Sunday of Holy Cross Celebrations

Hong Kong and China: Sunday of Holy Cross Celebrations

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