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Orthodox Good Friday in Moldova

Millions of Orthodox Christians commemorate Good Friday, also known as “Great Friday” to remember the events leading up to Jesus' crucifixion. The Orthodox Easter dates usually differ from the dates used by western churches because most Orthodox churches retained some version of the Julian calendar, which is older than the Gregorian calendar, commonly used today.

The crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ is remembered on Good Friday.
The crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ is remembered on Good Friday.
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Orthodox Good Friday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriApr 22010Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 222011Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 132012Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriMay 32013Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 182014Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 102015Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 292016Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 142017Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 62018Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 262019Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox
FriApr 172020Orthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox

Quick Facts

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

Orthodox Good Friday 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Orthodox Good Friday 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

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