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Traditions and customs on Maundy Thursday in Romania

Maundy Thursday (also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday, or Thursday of Mysteries is the holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter, marking the Maundy and the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with ...

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Orthodox and Catholic believers celebrate Easter on the same day. Similar and different Easter customs among cults in Romania

The Easter celebration is the most important religious celebration in Romania, marked this year both by Orthodox and Catholic believers on the same day, on April 16. Romania is inhabited by a vast majority of Orthodox Christians. Around 86 per ...

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Purity, at the heart of Easter celebration

The Easter celebration is very important in Romania, as it is inhabited by a vast majority of Orthodox Christians. Around 86 % out of 20 million people of Romanian population is Christian Orthodox. The last Friday of the Easter fast, ...

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Catholic Easter Traditions in Romania

Known as Pa?te in Romania, Easter is considered to be the most important religious day of the year, celebrated all over the country. Romanian Easter period begins with fasting, which begins with four to five weeks before. The Catholic Lent Fast is ...

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