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A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ. (Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ at Easter.

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)
Question: When Is Easter 2016?
Easter 2016, the greatest feast day in the Christian 2016 calendar, celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. What is the date of Easter 2016?
Answer: Easter Sunday falls on March 27, 2016.

For the date of Easter in other years, see When Is Easter? For the date of Eastern Orthodox Easter 2016, see When Greek Orthodox Easter Is Celebrated (from the About.com GuideSite to Greece Travel).

For the dates of other Holy Days of Obligation and moveable feasts associated with Easter 2016, see the Catholic 2016 calendar.

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