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Why are there two Easter Dates?

Why are there two Easter Dates?

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What is Orthodox Easter?

  • Both Orthodox Easter and Easter Sunday are Christian festivals where believers celebrate the resurrection of Jesus - it's the most important festival in the Christian Calendar.
  • In Eastern Orthodox Christianity, the preparations begin with Great Lent, 40 days of reflection and fasting...

  • Orthodox churches in some countries including Greece, Cyprus, and Romania base their Easter date on the Julian calendar.
  • The Julian Calendar was designed by Julius Caesar in 45 BC - basing a year on the time it takes the Sun to go around the Earth.
  • The Gregorian Calendar was ...

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