Opinion  /  Published 10.04.21

A different welcome: Easter in America

Easter was celebrated on Sunday in America and around the world. Typically, parades and public Easter egg hunts mark the celebration, but this Easter and the last one were anything but typical. While ...
By Suhashini Sarkar

World  /  Published 07.04.21

Easter attacks mastermind ‘named’

A top Sri Lankan minister said on Tuesday that a radical cleric, who is now under detention, has been identified as the mastermind of the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in 2019 that killed 270 people, i...
By PTI in Colombo

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.21

Unity rally to mark Easter

“Love brings unity and peace destroys hatred and even in hopelessness we should not be in despair… and not give up. We must live as good Christians and good citizens.” Also present...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 05.04.21

Pope praises Myanmar youths

Pope Francis urged countries in his Easter message on Sunday to quicken distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, particularly to the world’s poor, and called armed conflict and military spending durin...
By New York Times News Service in Vatican City

World  /  Published 05.04.21

Myanmar: Protests via Easter eggs

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar inscribed messages of protest on Easter eggs on Sunday while thousands of others were back on the streets, denouncing the February 1 coup and facing off with the ...
By Reuters


Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.21

On Easter, tribute to farmers

About 2,075 million Christians all over the world, belonging to all denominations, will celebrate Easter on April 4, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his death by crucifixion and bur...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 04.04.21

Easter traditions and recipes

Ingredients • Flour: 500g • Yeast: 20g • Milk: 250ml • Butter: 50g • Sugar: 50g • Salt: 5g • Mixed dry fruits: 100g • Black currant: 50g • Mi...
By Vikas Kumar

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.21

Easter: A feast of love, peace and hope

On Good Friday, we commemorate the suffering and death of Jesus on the Cross to save us from sin and death. But Good Friday is not the end. On Easter Sunday, we celebrate how God raised Jesus from the...
By Rev Fr. Dr. Dominic Savio SJ in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.21

Holy week spending takes a dive

At least three of them said the price of Easter eggs and hampers have been retained at what it was in 2019. Celebrations this year are expected to be mostly limited to going to the church for service...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.21

Guidelines for Holy week, Easter

The archdiocese of Calcutta has issued a set of guidelines for the Holy Week (March 28 to April 4) and Easter. The guidelines state that the church or the hall where the service is being held should ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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