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SHILLONG, April 18 � Good Friday was observed today by the Christians in Meghalaya to commemorate the suffering, crucifixion and death of Lord Jesus Christ.

The Christians of the State belonging to the Catholic Church are observing Good Friday, as a day of penance, fasting and prayer. On this occasion, the Catholic church is holding a special service called the �The Way of the Cross� to commemorate the different stages of how Lord Jesus Christ was condemned by his own Jewish people, crucified and died on the cross at Mount Calvary.

The Catholic Church of Shillong Archdiocese yesterday observed the Holy Thursday which marked the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with his apostles prior to his betrayal, trial and crucifixion, as portrayed in the Gospels.

The Holy Thursday evening service was held at the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. There was the washing of the feet by the main celebrant to commemorate Lord Jesus Christ�s act service and humility by washing the feet of the apostles.

Meanwhile, other Christian denominations observed Good Friday with special prayer services, with special sermons on the passion, crucifixion and death of Lord Jesus Christ.

PTI adds: Fasting and special services in churches were held to mark Good Friday today in Christian dominated Nagaland.

A silent march with a cross was taken out signifying Jesus�s journey to Calvary for crucifixion.

Arrangements were also being made to celebrate Easter on Sunday with special programmes at the World War-II cemetery in the state capital.

Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, was observed with religious solemnity in Mizoram also today.

Catholic Church members took out a procession in Aizawl and other places and held mass to commemorate the sufferings of Christ on the Cross.

Church bells rang all over the state as people went to worship and priests and preachers delivered sermons in churches.

The Presbyterian Church priests also organised Eucharist in many churches across the state.

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Good Friday observed in NE

SHILLONG, April 18 � Good Friday was observed today by the Christians in Meghalaya to commemorate the suffering, crucifixion and death of Lord Jesus Christ.

The Christians of the State belonging to the Catholic Church are observing Good Friday, as a day of penance, fasting and prayer. On this occasion, the Catholic church is holding a special service called the �The Way of the Cross� to commemorate the different stages of how Lord Jesus Christ was condemned by his own Jewish people, crucified and died on the cross at Mount Calvary.

The Catholic Church of Shillong Archdiocese yesterday observed the Holy Thursday which marked the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with his apostles prior to his betrayal, trial and crucifixion, as portrayed in the Gospels.

The Holy Thursday evening service was held at the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. There was the washing of the feet by the main celebrant to commemorate Lord Jesus Christ�s act service and humility by washing the feet of the apostles.

Meanwhile, other Christian denominations observed Good Friday with special prayer services, with special sermons on the passion, crucifixion and death of Lord Jesus Christ.

PTI adds: Fasting and special services in churches were held to mark Good Friday today in Christian dominated Nagaland.

A silent march with a cross was taken out signifying Jesus�s journey to Calvary for crucifixion.

Arrangements were also being made to celebrate Easter on Sunday with special programmes at the World War-II cemetery in the state capital.

Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, was observed with religious solemnity in Mizoram also today.

Catholic Church members took out a procession in Aizawl and other places and held mass to commemorate the sufferings of Christ on the Cross.

Church bells rang all over the state as people went to worship and priests and preachers delivered sermons in churches.

The Presbyterian Church priests also organised Eucharist in many churches across the state.