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Easter

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  • In Theory: Should the Boy Scouts salute inclusion?

    One of the topics up for discussion at the national meeting of the Presbyterian Church (USA) this year is the suggestion that the Boy Scouts institute polices that allow membership and leadership in the organization regardless of gender and sexual...
  • For that Easter feast, think of Belgian brews

    For that Easter feast, think of Belgian brews
    The Easter feast usually gets second billing to Thanksgiving in America’s pantheon of food holidays, but the spread of ham, lamb, deviled eggs, and spring-tinged veggies makes Easter dinner the perfect opportunity to experiment with pairing food and...
  • Commentary: More than one way to approach Easter story

    The Easter story is celebrated each year with such fanfare and splendor that one might think it was all just one big convincing event in the gospels. Nothing could be farther from the truth. If ever there was doubt about the Easter story, it did not begin...
  • Lake churches plan special Easter services to celebrate Jesus' resurrection

    The Rev. Leon Bloder, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Eustis is hoping for a big crowd Easter Sunday. Bloder has promised parishioners that he'll get a tattoo of the church's logo on his leg, along with what some may deem as a much-needed...
  • How to make an Easter bunny face cake with ears

    How to make an Easter bunny face cake with ears
    The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking." Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
  • 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...
  • Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine defy Geneva pact, refuse to disarm

    MOSCOW -- Separatist gunmen in eastern Ukraine on Friday defied calls by world powers for them to surrender their arms and leave the government buildings they have seized in support of demands of independence from Kiev. Top diplomats from Russia, the...
  • Hollywood family bound for White House Easter Egg roll

    Hollywood family bound for White House Easter Egg roll
    Vanessa Alenier and Melanie Alenier, of Hollywood, one of the plaintiff couples in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, have been invited to the White House Easter Egg Roll with their son Ethan. The event is Monday, the day...
  • For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'

    For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'
    On Easter Sunday 75 years ago -- April 9, 1939 -- Marian Anderson gave a concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a crowd of about 75,000 who braved the cool weather, and a huge national audience listening on radio. The African American...
  • Make the Easter choice

    Throughout life, I – like you – have faced the new: new truths uncovered, new things learned, new ways to do things. Sometimes we would like to get out of those waves, but just like those in the ocean they just keep coming. When we are...
  • Chrysler gives owners a wink to history with hidden images

    Chrysler gives owners a wink to history with hidden images
    Chrysler wants to send its owners on an Easter egg hunt. The automaker's designers have taken to hiding amusing graphic images that pay tribute to its heritage on the latest vehicles from Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep. Examples include a topographical map...