Good Friday being observed today

April 10th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Good Friday, the crucification of Jesus Christ is being observed by Christians across the world.

Churches and cathedrals across the nation have also organized special prayers and masses.

In Mizoram, after the Holy Thursday, people will be observing Good Friday with a congregation march.

The protestant church and other Christian community started their march at 10 ‘O’ clock on Friday morning.

In Goa, prayers and masses are being organized in all the Churches and Chapels to mark the occasion.

Based on the scriptural details of the Sanhedrin Trial of Jesus, the Crucifixion of Jesus was most probably on a Friday.

The exact year of Good Friday has been estimated as AD 33, by two different groups, and originally as AD 34 by Isaac Newton via the differences between the Biblical and Julian calendars and the crescent of the moon. (ANI)

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