Christian Community in Pakistan Celebrate Easter at homes

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Apr, 2020. 09:29 am
Christian Community

Christian Community in Pakistan is celebrating Easter today with  special prayers of peace and prosperity for the country.

However, due to the lock down amid the coronavirus outbreak, christian community of Pakistan is celebrating the festivities at their home.

For this purpose, churches across the country have also issued the notification urging christian citizens to stay at home and carry out the festivities, and avoid gatherings, maintaining social distance.

Easter is one of the biggest celebrations of the Christian calendar.

PM Imran Khan Wishes Christian Community

Prime Minister PM  Imran Khan has felicitated the Christian citizens of the Pakistan on the occasion of Easter.

In a message on the occasion, wishing the Christian community, the Prime Minister PM  appealed them to stay safe and keep your families safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.

He asked the Christian citizens to pray and celebrate at home by observing the national safety protocols.

Pope Francis Easter Message

Pope Francis told followers to “not yield to fear” while leading an Easter Vigil the night before Easter Sunday inside an empty St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday.

Quoting Jesus upon the resurrection, Pope Francis said: “Do not be afraid, do not yield to fear. This is the message of hope. It is addressed to us today. These are the words that God repeats to us this very night.”
“We are all brothers and sisters — may we bring the song of life,” he added.
The Pope also used the address to urge against the arms trade. “Let us silence the cries of death, no more wars! May we stop the production and trade of weapons, since we need bread, not guns.”

Coronavirus in Pakistan

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has passed the tally of 5000 after new cases reported till Saturday night.

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