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  • Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus

    Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus
    FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Hundreds of Greek Orthodox pilgrims, some coming home after 40 years of forced exile, commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus in a rare Good Friday service in northern Cyprus on Friday.
  • Northern Ireland police arrest man in Belfast shooting

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a prominent former member of a hardline republican splinter group. Tommy Crossan, a leading opponent of a 1998 peace deal in the British province who had...

    Churches use Good Friday to teach nonviolence

    Churches use Good Friday to teach nonviolence
    Church leaders in the Little Village neighborhood reflected on violence in their community during a 2-mile-long Stations of the Cross procession to mark Good Friday. The ceremonies of six area churches were combined into one communitywide event, which...

    New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

    New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on
    A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued....

    St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

    St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy
    St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy. Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...