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Good Friday

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  • UK's Cameron leaves Northern Ireland without deal to end deadlock

    British Prime Minister David Cameron left Northern Ireland on Friday without a deal he hoped would end months of political deadlock over financial and cultural disputes in the province. The nationalist Sinn Fein party branded efforts by Britain and...
  • In Bethlehem, a (Moravian) star is born

    In Bethlehem, a (Moravian) star is born
    For some reason or another, the belfry of Central Moravian Church in Bethlehem has never been home to a Moravian star. The multi-pointed ornaments are found everywhere else in the Christmas City, but none has ever hung in the most prominent spot of...
  • Three Spanish priests held on suspicion of sex abuse, others suspended

    Three Catholic priests and a teacher were arrested Monday in southern Spain's Granada region, suspected of child sex abuse in a scandal that has shaken this traditionally Catholic country. The arrested priests were among 10 clergymen the Catholic Church...
  • Glastonbury Mysteries Answered

    Glastonbury Mysteries Answered
    So where can that Glastonbury crown in Friday's debut of the new series "Glastonbury Mysteries" be found? Above the front door of town hall and part of the town seal. The Glastonbury thorn, a legendary plant with roots in the Bible, has long graced...
  • In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'

    In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'
    Roman Catholics across the Chicago area flocked to their parishes Sunday, expressing hope that their next archbishop, Blase Cupich, will be an extension of Pope Francis by welcoming more voices on matters such as same-sex marriage and helping to heal...
  • Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism

    Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism
    European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe. EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...
  • Speak out

    Buy your own In response to "WAR ON WOMEN," I couldn't stop laughing, war on women. That is what you call it so you don't have to take responsibility for your sex life. You want me to pay for all of you who hop into bed with every low life out there. I...
  • A Bit Of Glastonbury History In A Sign

    A Bit Of Glastonbury History In A Sign
    GLASTONBURY — So exactly what is depicted on the new Historical Society of Glastonbury sign on the town green? The dozen images, painted by local artist Dave Magee, represent vital parts of the town's storied history. Chicken and egg: Arbor...
  • Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens 2014-15 season

    Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens 2014-15 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty. Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...
  • Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season

     Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season
    Upcoming exhibitions at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art include a major new installation of late 19th- and early 20th-century windows; selections from a recent gift of American and European decorative art; and a display of 1905 wedding...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...