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Orthodox Good Friday

Orthodox Christians observe Good Friday, or what they also call Great Friday, to remember the day Jesus Christ died in the cross. In Australia, and in other countries where Orthodox Christians are present, the Good Friday happens not on the same day the Good Friday of Catholic Christians is celebrated. This is because the Orthodox Christians follow the Julian calendar and therefore celebrate different Lenten Season dates.

The Orthodox Christians in Australia

There are different kinds of Orthodox Christians that found a home in Australia, examples of which are the Coptic Orthodox Christians and the Greek Orthodox Christians. In fact, Australia houses have many Greek Orthodox Churches. There is a big population of Greek Orthodox Christians in Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, and New South Wales.

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