The Great Synagogue of Warsaw, which was destroyed by the German forces during World War II, was recreated virtually with light as part of anniversary commemorations of the 1943 uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto.
A top French art conservation official says the works inside Notre Dame suffered no major damage in the fire that devastated the cathedral, and the pieces have been removed from the building for their protection.
Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to reenact Jesus Christ's suffering.
The Easter Bunny was spotted cruising down Route 37 in New Jersey on a motorbike recently. Footage tweeted by Stephen Rumbolo on April 14 shows the costume-clad motorcyclist speeding along, with a basket of eggs secured to the back of the vehicle.