How a beached statue sparked a unique Easter ritual and transformed a region’s religious beliefs – RN

How a beached statue sparked a unique Easter ritual and transformed a region’s religious beliefs – RN

Posted March 30, 2018 08:00:00 Photo: Hundreds of families visit deceased family members at Larantuka’s cemetery. (Supplied: Anthony McKee ) Related Story: Origin of Easter: From pagan rituals to bunnies and chocolate eggs One day just over 500 years ago, a fisherman found a beautiful statue of a woman washed …