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Easter

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  • 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...
  • 1920s church organ is moved across town, brought back to life

    1920s church organ is moved across town, brought back to life
    Hundreds of people filed into a West Town church to hear a once-silent 19-ton organ roar back to life. There were Methodists from Chicago's South Side, Roman Catholics from across the city and suburbs and musicians from around the world. As the 87-year-...
  • Cesar Chavez National Historic Park is in the works

    Cesar Chavez National Historic Park is in the works
    The mission of America's 400 national parks is to reflect the country's history — no matter how uncomfortable or unflattering — which is why some contain depictions of slavery, the fight for women's suffrage, Japanese internment and the...
  • The God Squad: Halloween is fun and unifying

    I have received many questions lately from religious parents of all faiths who are not completely comfortable with allowing their children to celebrate Halloween. The holiday's pagan past disturbs them, and they feel somehow that a victory for Halloween...