Easter

4.29.19

Sri Lanka’s Grief Over Easter Attacks Is Turning to Fury at the Government

What we know, and still don’t know, about the bombings in Sri Lanka.

4.27.19

Sri Lankan Soldiers Open Fire on Suspects as Easter Bombing Raids Continue

Officials warned more attacks may still be possible.

4.25.19

Jesus Was Crucified in Trafalgar Square

And we took a load of photos of it.

4.22.19

Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter

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.

4.21.19

Photos of an Easter Bunny Meltdown

Happy Easter! Here are some GIFs of classic holiday treats having literal meltdowns.

4.20.19

I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Chick-Shaped Bao Filled With Fried Chicken

IT IS A CHICK BAO FILLED WITH THE FLESH OF A CHICKEN.

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4.2.18

The Only Place In Indonesia That Celebrates Easter With an Old Portuguese Tradition

The Catholic celebration of Semana Santa brings thousands of Indonesians to East Flores every year.

3.31.18

What It's Like to Be Catholic and Divorced

My divorce filled me with dread, but my marriage was even worse.

3.30.18

This Is How Romanian Horses Celebrate Easter

In the Romanian town of Targoviste, they get their manes did, pull carts and do some complicated hops.

3.30.18

Inside the Reenactment of Jesus's Crucifixion in the Philippines

Every year, thousands of people flock to San Fernando to watch martyrs get beaten up on Easter.

5.14.16

The Village Where People Celebrate Easter by Beating the Hell Out of Each Other

Every year, people gather in the Georgina town of Lanchkhuti to participate in Lelo, one of the world's oldest and most violent sports.