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Holy Week

New Yorkers observe Holy Week in St. Patrick's Cathedral. (Credit: CBS 2)

Christians Prepare To Celebrate Easter As Holy Week Observances Continue

Holy Week observances continued on Saturday, as Christians around the world prepared to celebrate Easter.

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A cross is carried across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the 19th annual "Way of the Cross" procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Mark Good Friday With Services, ‘Way Of The Cross’ Procession In Brooklyn

Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

04/18/2014

Pope Francis Celebrates Palm Sunday from St. Peter's Basilica (credit: CBS 2)

Pope Francis Holds Palm Sunday Mass From St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s Square overflowed with some 250,000 pilgrims, tourists and Romans eager to join the new pope at the start of solemn Holy Week ceremonies, which lead up to Easter, Christianity’s most important day.

03/24/2013

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New Religious Holiday Policy At SUNY Stony Brook Causes Controversy

SUNY Stony Brook students will be off for Holy Week and Passover in April, but the University has changed its calendar moving forward.

03/19/2012

Archibishop Timothy Dolan is seen in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Archbishop Timothy Dolan Calls Confluence Of Holy Week, Passover ‘Providential’

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls this year’s confluence of Passover and Holy Week providential, saying it creates “a magnificent atmosphere.”

04/19/2011

Clair Memorial United Methodist Church in Jersey City reopened on April 17 after burning down 10 years ago. (Credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Church Reopens A Decade After Burning Down

The beginning of Holy Week also meant a new beginning for a local church. They opened the doors on a new church building on Sunday, a decade after their old home burned to the ground.

04/17/2011

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Marks Start To Christian Holy Week

Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week on the Christian calendar. Nicholas Dimarzio, the bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, joins CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to talk about events celebrating the day.

04/17/2011