[

jesus christ

]

Covid-19: Bethlehem expects few tourists in upcoming Christmas holiday season

Biblical Bethlehem has struggled since the start of the coronavirus pandemic almost two years ago. Christmas is normally peak season for tourism in Jesus' traditional birthplace, located in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Tourists visit the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. While the region is finally welcoming foreign tourists after a year-and-a-half-long Covid-19 shutdown, few travellers are making their way to the birthplace of Jesus this holiday season (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Tourists visit the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. While the region is finally welcoming foreign tourists after a year-and-a-half-long Covid-19 shutdown, few travellers are making their way to the birthplace of Jesus this holiday season (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Updated on Nov 20, 2021 10:17 AM IST
Copy Link
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Bethlehem, West Bank

Good Friday 2021: Date, History, Significance and everything you need to know

  • This year, Good Friday will be observed on April 2, 2021 and Easter on April 4, 2021. But do you know why the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion came to be known as Good Friday? Read on to find out:
Good Friday: History and Significance(Unsplash)
Good Friday: History and Significance(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 01, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Copy Link
Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Nishtha Grover, Delhi

Michael Holding invokes history and religion as he gives a powerful message against racism - WATCH

Holding, who was speaking to Sky Sports host Ian Ward, was asked about how he felt about speaking on the topic of #BlackLivesMatter, a campaign against racism that started after the death of an African-American person, George Floyd, in US. Floyd died after a white policeman choked him with his knee during an arrest.
Former West Indies fast bowler and commentator Michael Holding.(Twitter/Sky Sports Cricket)
Former West Indies fast bowler and commentator Michael Holding.(Twitter/Sky Sports Cricket)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | Byhindustantimes.com

A Last Supper: Black Jesus painting to be installed in one of UK’s oldest cathedrals

St. Albans Cathedral, one of Britain’s oldest churches, is paying homage to the Black Lives Matter movement by installing a version of Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper with Jesus cast as a Black prophet.
Painted by Lorna May Wadsworth and dubbed A Last Supper, casts Jamaican-born model Tafari Hinds as the son of God.(@enjoy_st_albans/Instagram)
Painted by Lorna May Wadsworth and dubbed A Last Supper, casts Jamaican-born model Tafari Hinds as the son of God.(@enjoy_st_albans/Instagram)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

Easter 2020: Delicious, delightful meals to enjoy with your friends and family this Easter

A traditional Easter meal includes dishes such as lamb pie, classic devilled eggs, au gratin potatoes, Easter breakfast casserole, hot cross buns and more. In India, an Easter spread usually features popular regional dishes along with traditional European treats.
Easter 2020: Cook these delicious, delightful meals to enjoy with your friends and family this Easter.(Unsplash)
Easter 2020: Cook these delicious, delightful meals to enjoy with your friends and family this Easter.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 08:32 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

‘Lord Christ devoted his life to serving others’: PM Modi in Good Friday message

Good Friday is a significant day for the Christian community since it commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
A priest rehearses celebrations of Good Friday liturgy at a church in Berlin, Germany, on April 9.(Reuters Photo)
A priest rehearses celebrations of Good Friday liturgy at a church in Berlin, Germany, on April 9.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Easter 2020: Wishes, Messages, Quotes, Facebook, WhatsApp Status for friends and family

On Easter, Jesus Christ came back from the dead on the third day after being buried at the Calvary.
Popular symbols associated with Easter are Easter eggs, Easter lamb, Easter lilies, Easter bunnies and Easter candles.(Unsplash)
Popular symbols associated with Easter are Easter eggs, Easter lamb, Easter lilies, Easter bunnies and Easter candles.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 08:24 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Good Friday 2020: Teachings and quotes by Jesus Christ to remember this Holy Friday

Good Friday 2020 Quotes: Holy Friday or Black Friday is commemorated with prayers of Thanksgiving and hymns. The day is remembered as Jesus Christ’s crucifixion that led to his resurrection on the Sunday that followed three days later.
Good Friday 2020: Teachings and quotes by Jesus Christ to remember this Holy Friday.(Unsplash)
Good Friday 2020: Teachings and quotes by Jesus Christ to remember this Holy Friday.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

What is Maundy Thursday? Here is all you need to know

Good Friday and Easter is upon us, very few know about the Maundy Thursday. It is the Thursday before Easter and it is believed to be the day when Jesus Christ celebrated his final Passover with his disciples.
The term ‘maundy’ is derived from the Latin word, ‘mandatum’ that means command.(Unsplash)
The term ‘maundy’ is derived from the Latin word, ‘mandatum’ that means command.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 09, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Good Friday 2020: History, significance and important facts

Good Friday is also known as Great Friday, Black Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday and this year it falls on April 10.
Good Friday is a day of mourning, and people keep fasts and pray to the Lord.(Unsplash)
Good Friday is a day of mourning, and people keep fasts and pray to the Lord.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:00 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, writes President Kovind

In his final sacrifice, he left a constant reminder for us; unconditional love, especially for the Other
I am confident, more and more of us will discover Gandhiji’s true message(AP)
I am confident, more and more of us will discover Gandhiji’s true message(AP)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 07:34 AM IST
Copy Link
ByRam Nath Kovind

The 12 Days of Christmas: The meaning of each day after Christmas, decoded

The Twelve Days of Christmas also referred to as Twelvetide, is a festive season celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
The 12 Days of Christmas: The meaning of each day after Christmas, decoded.(Twitter)
The 12 Days of Christmas: The meaning of each day after Christmas, decoded.(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 24, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByNeharika Prakash

The world of Luke Skywalker

As the Star Wars series wraps up the Skywalker saga, a look back at its extraordinary hero
Mark Hamill has played Luke Skywalker for over 40 years, since he was 25 years old.
Mark Hamill has played Luke Skywalker for over 40 years, since he was 25 years old.
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByRohan Naahar

Hindu body told to give evidence of possession in Ayodhya land title dispute case

The bench, also comprising Justices DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and SA Abdul Nazeer, is hearing appeals against the September 30, 2010 verdict of the Allahabad high court in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case.
Hindu Mahasabha lawyer Barun Kumar Sinha outside Supreme Court after the Ayodhya land dispute case hearing in New Delhi on August 2.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Hindu Mahasabha lawyer Barun Kumar Sinha outside Supreme Court after the Ayodhya land dispute case hearing in New Delhi on August 2.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Copy Link
New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Vatican holds first Chinese Catholic art exhibition in China

The exhibition has been put up at China’s most prestigious gallery, Palace Museum, the former imperial palace also known as the Forbidden City, located in the heart of Beijing.
The exhibition, which also includes Chinese Buddhist artifacts available with the Vatican Museums, took three years to organise while choosing the exhibits took about three months. (Image used for representational purpose).(AP FILE PHOTO.)
The exhibition, which also includes Chinese Buddhist artifacts available with the Vatican Museums, took three years to organise while choosing the exhibits took about three months. (Image used for representational purpose).(AP FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 08:39 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

World’s most costly painting on Saudi prince’s yacht: Report

On Monday, London-based art dealer Kenny Schachter, writing for the website Artnews, offered answers: the painting now resides on the gargantuan yacht owned by powerful Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Many art experts are split over whether the painting is genuine, saying it was not painted by the Italian master personally but instead by his workshop.(HT Photo)
Many art experts are split over whether the painting is genuine, saying it was not painted by the Italian master personally but instead by his workshop.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 10:58 AM IST
Copy Link
New York | ByAgence France-Presse

Quran graces the altar at St Patrick’s cathedral in Pune

Karimuddin Shaikh, head of Jamat-e-Islami Hind Pune unit said, “It was a unique experience. We had an iftar party in St Patrick’s church. The event was mesmerising and we saw almost 150 people of different faiths present.”
Dr Sameer Tamboli who attended the event said, “It was a very different experience. I felt welcomed in a church.(HT Photo)
Dr Sameer Tamboli who attended the event said, “It was a very different experience. I felt welcomed in a church.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 03:07 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNozia Sayyed

How to make Matcha Mousse Chocolate Easter eggs: Read recipe and method

Happy Easter 2019: This Easter Sunday treat your family and friends to an easy-to-make recipe for Matcha Mousse Chocolate Easter Egg which is vegan and gluten-free too.
Easy-to-make recipe for Matcha Mousse Chocolate Easter Egg.(Tea Trunk/Instagram)
Easy-to-make recipe for Matcha Mousse Chocolate Easter Egg.(Tea Trunk/Instagram)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 10:23 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

Good Friday 2019: Jesus Christ quotes, teachings to remember this Holy Friday

Good Friday 2019 Quotes: Holy Friday or Black Friday is commemorated with prayers of Thanksgiving and hymns. The day is remembered as Jesus Christ’s crucifixion that led to resurrection Sunday, three days later.
Jesus Christ quotes, teachings, inspirational quotes to remember this Holy Friday.(Unsplash)
Jesus Christ quotes, teachings, inspirational quotes to remember this Holy Friday.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

What is Good Friday, history, significance and famous quotes

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ on Calvary. According to the Gregorian calendar, Good Friday falls on the 19 April this year.
Good Friday which is also called Black Friday, Great Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday coincides with the beginning of the Jewish(Unsplash)
Good Friday which is also called Black Friday, Great Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday coincides with the beginning of the Jewish(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 12:37 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

What was lost, what was saved from the Notre Dame fire?

Some were lost to humanity forever in the blaze that ravaged the Paris cathedral Monday. Others were spared, at least in part, or saved before the flames consumed the roof and spire.
A look at what is known about Notre Dame’s treasures and their fate.(REUTERS)
A look at what is known about Notre Dame’s treasures and their fate.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST
Copy Link
Associated Press | ByAssociated Press

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Change poll date as it clashes with holy day: Catholics to Election Commission

In another letter, the Archbishop of Roman Catholic Church of Bombay has asked the pastors to vote for a party that “promotes communal harmony a spirit of national integration through inter-religious dialogue and understanding.”
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), the apex body for Bishops of Roman Catholic Church, has written to the chief election commissioner, requesting to change the voting date of April 18 because it coincides with Maundy Thursday — the day before Good Friday(AFP)
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), the apex body for Bishops of Roman Catholic Church, has written to the chief election commissioner, requesting to change the voting date of April 18 because it coincides with Maundy Thursday — the day before Good Friday(AFP)
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Copy Link
Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Goa minister Vijai Sardesai apologises for ‘likening’ chief minister Manohar Parrikar to Jesus

Goa agriculture minister Vijai Sardesai said that he was only trying to draw “an analogy between Parrikar and Jesus Christ”, but did not make an attempt to equate them and blamed the Congress for twisting his statement.
Goa minister Vijai Sardesai said that he was only trying to draw “an analogy between Parrikar and Jesus Christ”, but did not make an attempt to equate them(HT File Photo)
Goa minister Vijai Sardesai said that he was only trying to draw “an analogy between Parrikar and Jesus Christ”, but did not make an attempt to equate them(HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 02, 2019 01:54 PM IST
Copy Link
Panaji | ByIndo Asian News Service

Goa minister quotes Jesus, hails Manohar Parrikar for building bridges

Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Thursday likened ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to Jesus Christ for building bridges, especially with people.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presents the state budget in Goa Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.(PTI)
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presents the state budget in Goa Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Copy Link
Panaji | ByIndo Asian News Service

Happy Holidays 2018: Google says Happy Holidays with an animated Google Doodle

Happy Holidays 2018: Google wishes Happy holidays to all with an animated doodle on Christmas day, December 25. In the Google doodle, the company’s logo is decorated with various Christmas elements and the ornaments a Christmas tree is decorated with in many homes.
Google wishes Happy holidays to all with an animated doodle on Christmas day, December 25(Google.com)
Google wishes Happy holidays to all with an animated doodle on Christmas day, December 25(Google.com)
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Crowd screams as Indonesian rock band swept away by tsunami

Video footage shared on social media showed partygoers enjoying the music and then screaming as the waves crashed into the stage and band members were swept away. Reuters was not able to immediately verify the video.
Partygoers screamed as tsunami waves smashed into a beachside concert in Indonesia, sending band members tumbling off a collapsing stage, dramatic video footage showed on Sunday.(Screengrab of video shared online)
Partygoers screamed as tsunami waves smashed into a beachside concert in Indonesia, sending band members tumbling off a collapsing stage, dramatic video footage showed on Sunday.(Screengrab of video shared online)
Updated on Dec 23, 2018 09:16 PM IST
Copy Link
Jakarta | ByReuters

‘Jesus wouldn’t be riding a donkey’: US televangelist asks for donations for $54 million private jet

Louisiana-based Jesse Duplantis, leader of Jesse Duplantis Ministries and the owner of three other private jets, has said that the planes get him closer to God -- both literally and figuratively.
Louisiana-based Jesse Duplantis, leader of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.(@jesse_duplantis/Twitter)
Louisiana-based Jesse Duplantis, leader of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.(@jesse_duplantis/Twitter)
Updated on May 31, 2018 05:20 PM IST
Copy Link
Agence France-Presse, Washington | ByAgence France-Presse

‘Youth must choose a definite way of life,’ says Bishop of Poona

Bishop of Poona, Thomas Dabre wishes everyone in Pune a Happy Easter with a message that ‘true religion must promote unity and harmony among human beings’.
Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Poona.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Poona.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Pune | ByAnjali Shetty

Easter 2018: Best quotes, SMSes, wishes to share on WhatsApp and Facebook

Happy Easter: Here are some of the best quotes, messages and images to share with your family and friends. You can post these on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
(happyeastertoyou.com)
(happyeastertoyou.com)
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 04:46 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Philippines: Devotee nailed to cross for 32nd time in Good Friday crucifixion re-enactment

The Catholic Church in the Philippines tolerates the ritual but says it does not support such gory displays of devotion, describing them as a “misinterpretation of faith”.
Ruben Enaje, 58, who is portraying Jesus Christ for the 32nd time, grimaces in pain after being nailed on a wooden cross during a Good Friday crucifixion re-enactment in Cutud village, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines on March 30.(REUTERS)
Ruben Enaje, 58, who is portraying Jesus Christ for the 32nd time, grimaces in pain after being nailed on a wooden cross during a Good Friday crucifixion re-enactment in Cutud village, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines on March 30.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 07:22 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters, Cutud, Philippines | ByReuters
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, November 30, 2021