In light of the outbreak of COVID-19, many churchgoers are observing the holy day with family prayers, fasting and by watching livestreamed services.
“I’m still coming back from the dead,” the pretend Christ character said in the comedy bit. "I'm just doing it from home."
The president wrestled with one of Jesus' key commandments ― to love your enemies ― at an event traditionally used to promote unity.
“The First Temptation of Christ” was censored for the benefit of "Brazilian society which is mostly Christian,” the Rio de Janeiro judge said.
"What part of Donald Trump's past would Jesus be more proud of?" tweeted one wit. Lust, pride, greed, envy or wrath?
The comedy group’s short film, called The First Temptation of Christ, depicts Jesus returning home on his 30th birthday and insinuates he is gay.
Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) says Pontius Pilate afforded more rights to Jesus during his trial than Democrats given to President Trump.
M. Russell Ballard of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also said the country's behavior needs to improve.
More and more, figures in the White House are bringing God into state business.