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I've always wondered why Greek Easter happens at a different time to everyone else
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Just stumbled on this article which explains it:

http://usa.greekreporter.com/2015/04/05/why-orthodox-christian-easter-is-later-than-the-catholic-one/

The short version is they still adhere religiously (arf arf) to the Julian calendar, which is different to the Gregorian calendar we use now. Also, they maintain Easter has to be celebrated after the Jewish Passover and is determined by the first Sunday after the first full moon following the vernal equinox. It happening after Jewish Passover is an important rule for them as it maintains the biblical order of Christ's Passion.

The article goes into a lot of detail about the calendars and the First Ecumencial Council who dealt with this in 325AD.

It's jolly interesting.
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