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Millions around the world observe Palm Sunday

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Christians in our area, and around the world are celebrating the start of holy week, with Palm Sunday.

Over in Israel, thousands of Christians participated in a procession retracing Jesus Christ’s path from the Mount of Olives to the old city of Jerusalem.

Christians believe Palm Sunday is the day Jesus arrived in Jerusalem and was greeted by crowds waving palm leaves before his arrest and crucifixion.

Holy week concludes next Sunday on Easter the holiest day of the Christian calendar.

It’s the day Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead.

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