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Easter

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  • Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church

    Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church
    Easter Sunday was small congregations outside on folding chairs for sunrise services and large churches meeting in public facilities — First Baptist Orlando worshipping in the Amway Center and First Presbyterian of Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center...
  • Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services

     Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services
    The acoustics at the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando might be good, but the church choir had never had the opportunity to have their voices reach to the rafters like it did Sunday. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosted about 5,...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son, underscoring threat from within One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan government official, underscoring...
  • After Easter services, prayers for the Tigers

    DETROIT The Easter services were over. The kids had just finished scurrying around the church grounds hunting for colorful eggs. And the Rev. Steven Kelly was standing in the sun, his back to Comerica Park, as he led several dozen members of his...
  • With Easter, why quibble over the details?

    Once again it is Easter week. I may kid around about things, but I love Easter. It is not so much the jelly beans and the chocolate bunnies, either, it is the whole bit about "He is risen!" that does it for me. I love the miracle and I believe in it....
  • Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool

    Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool
    About 75 children swam, dog-paddled or rode colorful water wings to grab plastic eggs floating in the FitNation indoor swimming pool on April 4, at Gurnee Park District's first such event of its kind. Park District Program Director Kara Moss said the...
  • Special services, festivals to mark Easter Sunday

    Special services, festivals to mark Easter Sunday
    Easter Sunday dawned cool and cloudy in Los Angeles ahead of several events scheduled in and around downtown to mark the Christian holiday, including a brunch of ham and jambalaya for the homeless, egg hunts and games for children, and special services in...
  • Unable to afford buildings, churches take on new missions

    Living Spirit Ministry in Swissvale chose to inaugurate its newest worship space today, when most churches celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. "It was natural we would start a new endeavor on Easter Sunday," said its pastor, the Rev. Dai Morgan....
  • Thousands commemorate 10th anniversary of Fallston playground

    Families came by the carload early Saturday morning, creating a convoy that backed up traffic at least two miles. The occasion was the 10th anniversary of Annie's Playground in Fallston, an expansive venue dedicated to 6-year-old Annie Cumpston, who was...
  • Official Vatican text of Pope Francis' Easter message

    Official Vatican text of Pope Francis' Easter message
    The following is the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis "Urbi et Orbi" Easter message, which he delivered Sunday in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica: "Jesus Christ is risen! Love has triumphed over...
  • Pope presides over Easter Vigil service amid martyr concerns

    Pope Francis presided over the solemn Easter Vigil service Saturday night amid mounting Vatican concern for modern-day Christian martyrs whose deaths have dominated this Easter season. Francis walked in the dark down an utterly silent St. Peter's...