Switzerland 2017 Geneva. Orthodox Easter celebrations (20 images)

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Switzerland. Geneva. Easter at the Russian Church. The church is a lovely 19th-century Russian Orthodox church and designed in a Byzantine Moscovite style. The church’s full name is Cathédrale de l'Exaltation de la Sainte Croix. After midnight on the night of Easter Sunday, the nighttime liturgy is a blessing of Easter fire with candles and the celebration of the Easter Proclamation of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday is a...
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