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Computus (Latin for "computation") is a calculation that determines the calendar date of Easter. ..... historical arguments and methods by which the present dates of Easter Sunday were decided in the late 16th century by the Catholic Church.


This soon led to Christians celebrating Easter on different dates. At the end of the 2nd century, some churches celebrated Easter on the day of the Passover, ...


They decided that Easter would be celebrated on the first Sunday after (never ... To find Ash Wednesday, you start with the date of Easter Sunday, back up six ...


Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox. If the first full moon occurs on the equinox, Easter is the following Sunday.


The Council decided to keep Easter on a Sunday, the same Sunday throughout the world. To fix incontrovertibly the date for Easter, and to make it determinable ...


This method of determining the date of Easter often results in Easter being before Passover and/or displaced far from Passover. Easter can potentially be ...


Apr 5, 2017 ... Easter occurs on a different date each year. How is the date of Easter determined for Western Christians and for Eastern Orthodox?


Mar 21, 2008 ... Why does the date of Easter vary by more than a month? Because the ancient Egyptians and Hebrews used different calendars. The Egyptians ...


Mar 27, 2013 ... Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it falls on ... convened by the Roman Emperor Constantine determined the date.