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Easter

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  • Heat's Chris Bosh analyzes President Obama's basketball shooting form

    Heat's Chris Bosh analyzes President Obama's basketball shooting form
    During a recent visit to the White House, Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh watched a video of President  Obama shooting hoops. In the video, from last year's Easter Egg Roll, Obama made just two of 22 shot attempts while playing with children and...
  • Mexico's tomato-farm workers toil in 'circle of poverty'

    Mexico's tomato-farm workers toil in 'circle of poverty'
    VILLA JUAREZ, Mexico — They sure do have tomatoes here in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Elongated red ones. Round green ones. Cherry tomatoes, yellow tomatoes, grape tomatoes. Vast fields of tomatoes, lining the roads out of the Sinaloa...
  • Charles Roven's Relentless Drive

    Up until 2005, Charles Roven was a fairly successful Hollywood producer with "Three Kings," "12 Monkeys," "City of Angels," "Cadillac Man" and a pair of "Scooby-Doo" movies. Then "Batman Begins" provided a high-octane boost to his Hollywood trajectory....
  • Thanksgiving is the perfect time to count our blessings

    Q: I'm a student from another country and I'd like to learn about some of your customs. For example, what is the meaning of the holiday you call "Thanksgiving"? Does it have something to do with Christianity? -- V.J. A: Thank you for your question, and...
  • Judith Ann Mulvaney-Jennison

    Judith Ann Mulvaney-Jennison
    Mulvaney-Jennison, Judith Ann Judy (aka “Nannie” and “Princess”), of Lake Forest and Balboa Island, was welcomed home to Heaven on October 29, 2013 after a battle with lymphoma. Her passing was a shock, but she fought a good...
  • Rev. Robert Farrar Capon on Thanksgiving

    "THANKSGIVING IS indeed the nearest thing we have to a national liturgy. From sea to shining sea, it calls forth a grand harmony of groaning boards. ... Yet, what must we think of a nation that, as the central motif of this gustatory concerto, insists...
  • Greg Schwem: Church saving time is an idea worth praying for

    I must wait until March 9 before timepieces in my part of the hemisphere are pushed forward one hour, signaling the return of daylight saving time. Until then, I would like to propose an additional clock shift: Church saving time. I'm calling on all...
  • Holiday displays offer a lesson on signs vs. symbols

    Q: Your recent answer about displaying religious holiday decorations was a little confusing. You said it's all right to display a Christmas tree, but not a manger? Easter bunnies, but not a cross? If you're in favor of every faith having equal billing and...
  • Advocates remember victims on anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy

    Advocates remember victims on anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy
    On the anniversary of the Newtown schoolhouse massacre, dozens of people stood in a Baltimore church Saturday and solemnly shook bells, an audible symbol of their enduring concern about gun violence in America. A year ago, 20 children and six adults...
  • Separating prayer and state

    On Wednesday, a lawyer for Greece, N.Y., will ask the Supreme Court to uphold the town's practice of opening its monthly meetings with prayers that usually invoke the name of Jesus Christ. The court should decline the invitation. Citizens seeking to do...
  • South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting

    South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting
    A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail. Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...