LAHORE Christian community celebrated Easter across the country including the City on Sunday with religious zeal and fervour. The day was observed with solemnity and prayers with special sermons on salvation. Various Church arranged special programmes like sunrise service, Easter Sunday sermons and choirs to mark the day. Christians believe that the resurrection of Jesus was a sign of victory over sin and death. In City, the main ceremony was held at Cathedral Church where Bishop Dr Alexander John Malik led special prayers. After sunrise service, the Christians took a round of the Church while having lit candles in their hands. Special prayers were also offered for the peace, prosperity and the solidarity of the country. Alexander John Malik said Easter is feast of victory over sin and death. He said that Easter is also feast of love, tolerance and peace. He further said that through resurrection, Jesus Christ emerged triumphant over the demonic forces of evil and death. He said that Easter provides hope to all those struggling against the forces of evil and injustice. He urged the Christians to join hands with all people of goodwill struggling for dignity, liberty and equality of human beings.