Easter Sunday celebrations

  • Christian devotees offer prayers at a church on Easter Sunday, the most holy day of the Christian calendar in Jammu. AP
  • Christian devotees offering prayer during Easter Mass at a church in Bhopal. PTI
  • Christians attend an early morning Easter Mass in Bangalore. AP
  • Christians sing during Easter Mass in Bangalore. AP
  • Christian devotees offer mass prayer to celebrate Easter at a city church in Bhubaneswar. PTI
  • Christians receive communion during an Easter Mass in Bangalore. AP
  • A Christian family falls asleep while attending an early morning Easter Mass in Bangalore. AP
  • A Christian walks with his child to attend an early morning Easter Mass at Saint Marks Cathedral church in Bangalore. AP
  • Decorated Easter eggs are placed in preparation of Easter Sunday in Gauhati. AP
  • Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) blessing at the end of his first Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. AP
  • Pope Francis holds a San Lorenzo's jersey, the Buenos Aires soccer team, handed to him by a faithful at the end of the Easter mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. AP
  • Faithful follow a solemn Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. AP
  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk from the White House with their daughters Sasha Obama, second from left, and Malia Obama, right, on their way through Lafayette Park to St. John's Episcopal Church for Easter services in Washington. AP
  • Davey Mitchell, of New York, left, poses for photographs on New York's Fifth Avenue as he takes part in the Easter Parade. AP
  • Brandon McHale and Becky McNulty, of Ambler. Pa., sit on the beach and watch the sun rise on Easter morning in Ocean City, N.J. AP
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury,Justin Welby, centre, addresses the congregation during the Easter Day service at Canterbury Cathedral, in Canterbury southeastern England. AP
  • Christians pray during Easter mass at the Mother Teresa Catholic Church in Basra, Iraq. AP
  • Christian worshippers light candles during the Sunday Easter mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City. AP
  • Pakistani Christians, pray during an Easter Mass in a Christian neighbourhood in Islamabad, Pakistan. AP

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