Pope Francis denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed and political violence afflicting many parts of the world.
Hundreds of bikers have taken part in the 40th annual Easter Egg Run in Glasgow.
The Queen has arrived at St George’s Chapel in Windsor for an Easter Mattins service, as her 93rd birthday coincided with the most important day in the Christian calendar.
The UK is enjoying another glorious day of sunshine and a chance for record-breaking heat on Easter Sunday.
Pope Francis has celebrated Easter Mass at the Vatican, as the church faced a fresh round of bloodshed targeting Christians in Sri Lanka.
Easter is here and with kids off for a long weekend, there’s loads of opportunity to have some family fun.
Worshippers gathered at Lichfield Cathedral at the break of dawn for a candle-lit service to mark Easter Sunday. The Easter Vigil and Holy Eucharist mark the Christian belief in the resurrection of Christ.
Theresa May has used her Easter message to offer support to Christians around the world who face “huge danger” because of their faith.
Pope Francis has carried a lit candle up the main aisle of a darkened St Peter’s Basilica in a dramatic Easter Saturday vigil.
Jeremy Hunt has used an Easter message to raise the plight of persecuted Christians around the world.
Pope Francis has used a Good Friday ceremony to decry “all the crosses” of suffering in the world.