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Palm Sunday

Christian feast

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Palm Sunday: Christian feast
Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in each of the four canonical Gospels. Palm Sunday marks the first day of Holy Week, the last week of the Christian solemn season of Lent that precedes the arrival of Eastertide.

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A Holy Land Easter season like no other [Video]

A Holy Land Easter season like no other

Jerusalem has witnessed an Easter season like no other, with the celebration of Jesus' life held under the shadow of a deadly disease. David Doyle reports.

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Coronavirus: Lego used to recreate Holy Week scenes

Niamh Newton, 19, depicted Palm Sunday, Judas's betrayal and the Last Supper to express her faith.
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Bulgarian churches to remain open on Palm Sunday, Easter

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Thursday that Bulgaria's Orthodox churches and temples will be open for traditional Palm Sunday and Easter services despite the coronavirus outbreak, saying many..
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Palm Sunday: UK churches mark start of Holy Week with virtual services amid coronavirus lockdowns

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St Peter's Basilica without public due to pandemic
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Olive branches handed out on Palm Sunday in near-deserted Jerusalem

Franciscan friars wearing surgical masks and gloves made house calls in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, delivering olive branches to Christians who are self-isolating as a precaution against the coronavirus.
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Pope opens Holy Week amid pandemic; says now is the time to serve

Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter's Basilica, urging people living through the coronavirus pandemic not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the..
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The Americans defying Palm Sunday quarantines: 'Satan's trying to keep us apart'

Her house sits on a tidy, peaceful suburban street outside Cincinnati. For the past few weeks, she has been doing everything right: sheltering at home and working out of her makeshift office to help..
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