On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
The revelers deny the allegation, and police say there is no evidence they did it.
In a Facebook status shared on Easter Sunday, the South Tees Hospitals trust said that it had seen an influx of people at its accident and emergency departments with “stomach aches caused by overindulgence.”
"It's going to be just like you're there," says Bishop Rickey Moore.
The reenactment of the crucifixion looked a little different from the one that happened in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago.
Both anti- and pro-government demonstrators swapped the traditional burning Judas effigy for likenesses of political leaders in Venezuela.