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Easter eggs are dyed after Bulgarian Ort

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Easter eggs are dyed after Bulgarian Orthodox bishops and nuns attend the Holy and Great Thursday service in the The Lozen monastery, St Spaso near the Bulgarian capital Sofia on April 16, 2009. The Holy Thursday or Great and Holy Thursday, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the last supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. According to the Orthodox tradition, Maundy Thursday is the day to dye the Easter eggs. Bulgaria's Orthodox majority celebrates Easter a week after the Catholics. AFP PHOTO / BORYANA KATSAROVA (Photo credit should read BORYANA KATSAROVA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Easter eggs are dyed after Bulgarian Orthodox bishops and nuns attend the Holy and Great Thursday service in the The Lozen monastery, St Spaso near the Bulgarian capital Sofia on April 16, 2009. The Holy Thursday or Great and Holy Thursday, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the last supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. According to the Orthodox tradition, Maundy Thursday is the day to dye the Easter eggs. Bulgaria's Orthodox majority celebrates Easter a week after the Catholics. AFP PHOTO / BORYANA KATSAROVA (Photo credit should read BORYANA KATSAROVA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Easter eggs are dyed after Bulgarian Orthodox bishops and nuns attend... News Photo 85999561Attending,Bishop,Bulgaria,Easter,Easter Egg,Horizontal,Monastery,Nun,Orthodox,Religion,Serving,Sofia,SpiritualityPhotographer Collection: AFP 2009 AFPEaster eggs are dyed after Bulgarian Orthodox bishops and nuns attend the Holy and Great Thursday service in the The Lozen monastery, St Spaso near the Bulgarian capital Sofia on April 16, 2009. The Holy Thursday or Great and Holy Thursday, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the last supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. According to the Orthodox tradition, Maundy Thursday is the day to dye the Easter eggs. Bulgaria's Orthodox majority celebrates Easter a week after the Catholics. AFP PHOTO / BORYANA KATSAROVA (Photo credit should read BORYANA KATSAROVA/AFP/Getty Images)