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Happy Easter 2012 “He Is Risen”

Wishing You a Happy and Blessed Easter Please remember the persecuted today.

An Iraqi Christian prays during an Easter mass at Armenian Church in Baghdad April 8, 2012. (REUTERS/Saad Shalash)

Matthew 28: 1-7

1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.’ Now I have told you.”

Members of the Catholic community kneel in front of a crucifix as they pray to commemorate the death of Jesus on Good Friday during Easter celebrations in Juba, Sudan April 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)

More… At Least 50 Christians were murdered today by a car bomber in Nigeria.

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