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He Is Risen! Happy Easter To All Our Orthodox Brethren [video]

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Today is Paskha – Easter Sunday – for followers of the Eastern Orthodox churches, including of course in Russia.

This is because, with their typical reverence for tradition and stability – they follow the old calendar.

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”What’s important is that Christians celebrate Easter and commemorate the Resurrection of Christ,” said the Rev. Paul Costopoulos, dean of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Holy Trinity-Holy Cross, where candles in a darkened church mark the first moments of Easter.

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During the midnight Resurrection service, Orthodox Christians greet each other early Sunday morning with the traditional exchange: “Christ is risen,” one will say. “Truly He is arisen,” another will respond, often in Greek or Russian.

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