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Qamishlo Syriacs celebrate Easter


QAMISHLO- Syriacs in Qamishlo are celebrating in Cizîre canton the Easter in Virgin Mary Church in the city.

Hundreds of Qamishlo Syriacs have headed since the early hours of the morning to churches to celebrate Easter, on Easter eggs are also decorated, which symbolizes the empty tomb.

The celebration was started with hymns and prayers by father Salibia Abdullah Rai in the Virgin Mary church in the Middle neighborhood in Qamishlo city, some hymns were cited by deacons.

Father Salibia then said” Easter is a new beginning, there were so many pains and sins, but Christ gave us a new life, so Sunday morning was different from others as Christ rose victorious as he promised”.