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As early as the second century, a group of conservative Asian Christians, known as Quartodecimans, had observed Easter according to the Jewish dating of the Passover (on the fourteenth day of Nisan, which might fall on any day of the week). The church of the East followed this practice, which was certainly the earliest practice of the Church before it began to celebrate Easter only on Sunday. However, the church of the West, centered around Rome, insisted that Easter should be celebrated on the Sunday following the fourteenth day of Nisan. In 190, Victor, Bishop of Rome, excommunicated the East because of the East’s refusal to celebrate Easter as dictated by the West. The controversy was settled in 325 at the Council of Nicaea when the position of the Western church was adopted.

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