Voices From Russia, Too

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

A Photo Essay. A Point of Unity… Holy Week and Easter as Seen by Russian Eyes…

Objet d’art Easter Egg from Slovenia.

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Young man jumping over a fire on Holy Wednesday. Tiblisi (Tbilisi Region) GEORGIA

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Man playing a guitar in the ruined cathedral. Port-au-Prince (Port-au-Prince Arrondissement. West Département) HAITI

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Man praying after Easter services. Abidjan (Abidjan Département. Lagunes Region) CÔTE D’IVOIRE

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Little girl in Holy Week Procession. Málaga (Málaga Province. Autonomous Community of  Andalucía) SPAIN

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Benedict XVI Ratzinger (1927- ), the Pope of Rome, at Easter services at St Peter Basilica. VATICAN CITY (totally surrounded by ROME Italy)

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Girl running from the Douche Guys on Easter Monday. Hollókő (Nógrád County. Northern Hungary Region) HUNGARY

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Holy Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Jerusalem ISRAEL (legally Jerusalem District, de facto occupied Palestine)

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Easter Egg hunt. Burlington IA USA

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Pilgrims on Holy Friday in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Jerusalem ISRAEL (legally Jerusalem District, de facto occupied Palestine)

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Ceremony of Saytopolemos on Holy Saturday evening. Agrinio (Aetolia-Acarnania Subperiphery. West Greece Periphery) GREECE

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Easter services in Coptic parish church. Cairo (Cairo Governorate) EGYPT

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Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. New York City NY USA

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Benedict XVI Ratzinger (1927- ), the Pope of Rome, giving his “Urbis et Orbi” blessing at St Peter Basilica. VATICAN CITY (completely surrounded by Rome ITALY)

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Easter amongst Old Ritualists. Poteryaevka (Altai Krai. Siberian Federal District) RF

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Holy Week Procession. Pietraperzia (Enna Province. Sicilian Autonomous Region) ITALY

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Believers in prayer on the Ethiopian side of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Jerusalem ISRAEL (legally Jerusalem District, de facto occupied Palestine)

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Soldiers of the Spanish Legion hoist up the Paso on Holy Thursday. Málaga (Málaga Province. Autonomous Community of  Andalucía) SPAIN

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Blessing of animals and people on St George Day. Traunstein (Traunstein Kreis. Bavaria) GERMANY

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Porcession of Catholic monks at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Jerusalem ISRAEL (legally Jerusalem District, de facto occupied Palestine)

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Chinese believers at Easter services at the Catholic cathedral. Beijing (Direct-Controlled City of Beijing) PRC

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Patriarch Bartholomew Archontonis (1940- ) of Constantinople New Rome at Easter services at St George Church in the Phanar. Istanbul (Istanbul Province. Marmara Region) TURKEY

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Nuns at Easter services at St Dmitri Convent. Skopje (City of Greater Skopje. Skopje Region) MACEDONIA

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Easter service at Chaldean Catholic parish of the Virgin Mary. Baghdad (Baghdad Governorate) IRAQ

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Kids with candles at Easter services. Moscow (Federal City of Moscow. Central Federal District) RF

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Woman praying on Palm Sunday in Our Lady of Fatima Church. Islamabad (Islamabad Capital Territory) PAKISTAN

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Little girl dressed as an angel on Holy Saturday. Ciudad de México (Federal District) MEXICO

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Easter Eggs. Bucharest (Municipality of  Bucharest. Bucureşti-Ilfov Region) ROMANIA

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Chaldean Catholics praying on Easter in Baghdad. (Baghdad Governorate) IRAQ

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Chinese Catholics praying on Easter. Beijing (Direct-Controlled City of Beijing) PRC

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Woman lighting a candle in St Mary Church. Raikia (Kandhmal District. Odisha State) INDIA

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Easter services in Catholic church. Xiaohan (Direct-Controlled City of Tianjin) PRC

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