Second Easter Celebrated Under The Covid-19 Virus

Published April 5th, 2021 - 06:16 GMT

Christians across the world celebrated 4th April, Resurrection Sunday, Easter 2021. The holiday was marked despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

The deadly pandemic has been going on since late 2019 after the first case was discovered in China's Wuhan and soon as spread to the rest of the world and affecting millions of people.

Despite this global virus crisis, Christians marked this special occasion with prayers for this nightmare to end soon. Pope Francis asked his priests to be humble like Jesus while he lead the services in the St. Peter Basilica, Rome.

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Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

Health workers from the Portuguese charity hospital in Belem, state of Para, Brazil, get ready to play music and pray for COVID-19 patients at a chapel inside the hospital as part of Easter celebrations on April 4, 2021. TARSO SARRAF / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

Health workers from the Portuguese charity hospital in Belem, Para State, Brazil, sing and pray for colleagues and COVID-19 patients inside the hospital wards and ICU areas as part of Easter celebrations, on April 4, 2021. Tarso SARRAF / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

Reverend Ed Dougherty greets people after mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral on April 4, 2021 in New York City. The annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on Fifth Avenue is going virtual for the second year, while COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for Sunday's Mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images/AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

A man in a bunny costume participates during the Easter Bonnet parade on Fifth Avenue in midtown on April 4, 2021 in New York City. The annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on Fifth Avenue is going virtual for the second year, while COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for Sunday's Mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images/AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

Catholic devotees perform during Easter mass at La paroisse Saint Aloys d'Ijenda in Ijenda, Burundi, on April 4, 2021. Tchandrou NITANGA / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

Armenian priests wear face masks during an Easter Christian religious service in Yerevan on April 4, 2021. Millions of Christians around the world celebrated a second Easter under coronavirus restrictions on Sunday with Pope Francis calling for vaccines to be shared among the poorest nations as Covid-19 surges. KAREN MINASYAN / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell, conducts the Festal Eucharist for Easter Day in York Minster, in York, northern England on April 4, 2021, his first Easter Sermon as Archbishop. Oli SCARFF / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

A Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel stands guard during an Easter mass at the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta on April 4, 2021. Banaras KHAN / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic

Pope Francis kisses the stole within delivering his Urbi et Orbi Blessing after celebrating Easter Mass on April 04, 2021 at St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Filippo MONTEFORTE / POOL / AFP

Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Health workers from the Portuguese charity hospital in Belem, state of Para, Brazil, get ready to play music and pray for COVID-19 patients at a chapel inside the hospital as part of Easter celebrations on April 4, 2021. TARSO SARRAF / AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Health workers from the Portuguese charity hospital in Belem, Para State, Brazil, sing and pray for colleagues and COVID-19 patients inside the hospital wards and ICU areas as part of Easter celebrations, on April 4, 2021. Tarso SARRAF / AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Reverend Ed Dougherty greets people after mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral on April 4, 2021 in New York City. The annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on Fifth Avenue is going virtual for the second year, while COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for Sunday's Mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images/AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
A man in a bunny costume participates during the Easter Bonnet parade on Fifth Avenue in midtown on April 4, 2021 in New York City. The annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on Fifth Avenue is going virtual for the second year, while COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for Sunday's Mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images/AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Catholic devotees perform during Easter mass at La paroisse Saint Aloys d'Ijenda in Ijenda, Burundi, on April 4, 2021. Tchandrou NITANGA / AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Armenian priests wear face masks during an Easter Christian religious service in Yerevan on April 4, 2021. Millions of Christians around the world celebrated a second Easter under coronavirus restrictions on Sunday with Pope Francis calling for vaccines to be shared among the poorest nations as Covid-19 surges. KAREN MINASYAN / AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
The Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell, conducts the Festal Eucharist for Easter Day in York Minster, in York, northern England on April 4, 2021, his first Easter Sermon as Archbishop. Oli SCARFF / AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
A Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel stands guard during an Easter mass at the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta on April 4, 2021. Banaras KHAN / AFP
Easter Day celebrated amid Covid-19 pandemic
Pope Francis kisses the stole within delivering his Urbi et Orbi Blessing after celebrating Easter Mass on April 04, 2021 at St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Filippo MONTEFORTE / POOL / AFP

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