What is Good Friday?
The holiday is a day where Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, who gave his life to save mankind from sin. It is celebrated on the Friday before Easter Sunday.
The tale of Christ’s crucifixion begins and ends with the betrayal of Judas Iscariot, who received money and told guards to arrest whomever he kissed. This led to the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus towards the end of Lent.
The 40-day fasting period begins with Ash Wednesday, continues through Good Friday and ends two days later on Easter Sunday, which marks the resurrection of Christ from the dead. There are Christian masses all around the globe on this day.
Good Friday will fall on March 25 this year.