A petition calling for a ritual where babies are submerged three times during baptism to be banned has received 60,000 signatures in Romania.
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.
When the Patriarch of Moscow Kirill visited Romania, worshippers waited for hours to kiss the relics he brought along.
An attempted robbery of the hand of Saint Haralambie went awry when the thieves tripped the alarm at the Mega Spileo Monastery.
In Donetsk, Protestants are being persecuted by Russian Orthodox separatists, forced to conduct their Sunday services in secret. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky investigates.