Orthodox Christians celebrating Easter

Orthodox Christians, who follow the old Julian calendar, were celebrating Easter on Sunday, and Serb Metropolitan Bishop Porfirije led a liturgy in the packed Temple of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb.

Cardinal Bozanic: Easter offers way of overcoming difficulties

Christians in Croatia who follow the Gregorian or Western calendar were celebrating Easter across the country on Sunday.

Christians celebrate Easter in Holy Land amid tight security

Christians from around the globe celebrated Easter in the Holy Land Sunday, amid tight security especially in Jerusalem's walled Old City, where celebrations were under way in the historic Christian and Armenian Quarters.

Cardinal Bozanic wishes happy Easter to Croatian state leaders

The Archbishop of Zagreb, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, on Saturday extended his best wishes for Easter to President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Parliament Speaker Zeljko Reiner and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, wishing them success in the performance of their state duties.

World's biggest Easter nest built in Osijek

The world's biggest Easter nest has been built in the eastern city of Osijek as part of a programme called "Easter in Osijek".  

President, parliament speaker, PM wish happy Easter

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic issued an Easter message on Friday to all Christian believers, wishing that the atmosphere of Easter encourage them "even more to promote mercy as a strength of society and an expression of a wish for a better life for everyone in our country."

Thousands celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem's Old City

Easter celebrates the Christian belief that Jesus, after being crucified by the Romans and buried, was resurrected three days later.