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.
Updated on Nov 20, 2021 10:17 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Bethlehem, West Bank
- 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:
Published on Apr 01, 2021 03:26 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Nishtha Grover, Delhi
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.
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times |hindustantimes.com
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.
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 08:32 AM IST
Good Friday is a significant day for the Christian community since it commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
On Easter, Jesus Christ came back from the dead on the third day after being buried at the Calvary.
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 08:24 AM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:04 AM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 09, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Good Friday is also known as Great Friday, Black Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday and this year it falls on April 10.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:00 AM IST
In his final sacrifice, he left a constant reminder for us; unconditional love, especially for the Other
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 07:34 AM IST
The Twelve Days of Christmas also referred to as Twelvetide, is a festive season celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Updated on Dec 24, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi |Neharika Prakash
As the Star Wars series wraps up the Skywalker saga, a look back at its extraordinary hero
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Rohan Naahar
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.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 07:44 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 08:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
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.
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 10:58 AM IST
New York |Agence France-Presse
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.”
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 03:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nozia Sayyed
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.
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 10:23 AM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 12:33 PM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 12:37 PM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST
Associated Press |Associated 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.”
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Mumbai | HT Correspondent
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.
Published on Feb 02, 2019 01:54 PM IST
Panaji |Indo Asian News Service
Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Thursday likened ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to Jesus Christ for building bridges, especially with people.
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Panaji |Indo Asian News Service
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.
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 12:22 PM IST
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.
Updated on Dec 23, 2018 09:16 PM IST
‘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.
Updated on May 31, 2018 05:20 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, Washington |Agence France-Presse
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’.
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Anjali Shetty
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.
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 04:46 PM IST
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”.
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 07:22 PM IST
Reuters, Cutud, Philippines |Reuters