Why Does Easter Fall When It Does?

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Easter falls when it does because its calculations follow Passover which is based on the lunar calendar. The time of Easter is based on the cycles of the moon, the equinox, and seasons and things in nature. The earliest Easter can be is March 22 and the latest it can be is April 25.
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