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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Stillaguamish Valley pastors believe Easter message especially relevant for Oso mudslide communities

    ARLINGTON, Wash. Churches in the Stillaguamish Valley will celebrate Easter like they normally do. Pastors will deliver the message of Christ's resurrection from the grave, a triumph over sin, death and the devil. For Christians, the resurrection is a...
  • U.N. peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church that Christians revere as the...
  • Miami's archbishop asks special prayers on Easter weekend for Cuban dissident

    MIAMI Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski has asked that masses at the Our Lady of Charity shrine say special prayers this weekend for Cuban dissident Sonia Garro and two others jailed without trial since shortly before a papal mass in Havana in 2012....
  • Dogs get their day: Easter egg hunt draws dozens of hounds

    Dogs get their day: Easter egg hunt draws dozens of hounds
    It was no place for a bunny — not even a human dressed as one. But there was Mr. Cottontail, pleased as punch to be surrounded by just about every kind of dog, from a tiny Yorkie named Butch to a black Lab named Bella, all ready for their first...
  • Rev. Becky Evans Glass religion column

    Life is precious. Ask family members who have lost a loved one in a fatal crash. Listen to the stories of our military returning from war. Sit with a friend who has received a difficult diagnosis. There is a mystery surrounding life and death. Too often...
  • Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre open for season

    Shankweiler's, America's oldest drive-in theater, opened Friday with a double feature of big movies for kids and adults that run all weekend long, including Easter Sunday. Kids will love the animated "Lego the Movie," which received raves from critics....
  • Political ramifications to Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy? Oh come on.

    Political ramifications to Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy? Oh come on.
    So, what are the political ramifications of Hillary Clinton’s impending grandmotherhood? No, seriously. Stop snorting. New York Times financial columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin put it out there Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” In...
  • In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by

    In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by
    DAMASCUS, Syria — The thud of mortar shelling alternated with tolling church bells Friday as the Christians of this capital's ancient Bab Touma district marked Good Friday amid extremely tight security. The Easter Week processions that once...
  • CdM girls win with Grace

    CdM girls win with Grace
    Corona del Mar High girls' swimming coach Doug Volding is always a bit apprehensive before the Battle of the Bay swim meet. He had reason to be nervous Wednesday. Volding found out shortly before the meet began that one of his top club swimmers, freshman...
  • An 'angel' performs act of kindness for Easter

    Here is a true story about a beautiful person who touched my heart with her act of kindness. As I was checking out my grocery order on April 16 at the Redner's market in Whitehall Township, I was blessed with a nice lady who paid my entire bill. She...
  • The God Squad: If it bleeds, it leads? Not for God

    Q: I love your column. You're so open, honest and straightforward with your answers. I'm 61 (a widow for 35 years) and was raised Catholic. I watch the news each night and see the weather that's occurring in the U.S., people rioting, etc. I'm scared to...