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Christians celebrate Easter with religious devotion.

KARACHI -- Christian community across the world including Pakistan is celebrating Easter on Sunday with religious devotion and fervor.

Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the occasion. It is typically the well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches on Easter Sunday.

Strict security arrangements have been put in place at churches across Pakistan to ensure that no untoward incident takes place.

The death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion is marked on Good Friday, always the Friday just before Easter.

Christian community holds prayers and special ceremonies to mark Easter, the culmination of the 40-day Lent, a time of fasting, giving alms, repenting and spiritual renewal.

Service and prayers were also offered for progress and prosperity of the country.

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Publication:Frontier Post (Peshawar, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 17, 2017
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