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Good Friday

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ian Paisley dies at 88; Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker

    Ian Paisley, the thundering Protestant preacher who helped fan the sectarianism of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” but went on to lead a power-sharing government that included some of his most bitter Catholic enemies, died Friday in...
  • Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season

    Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens is, of course, the great repository of the work of the great Czech-American sculptor. But its gallery hosts rotating exhibitions of work by other artists. There are also special events scheduled all year, a...
  • Pope Francis, Esquire's 'Best Dressed Man of 2013'

    There’s a whiff of publicity stunt about Esquire magazine’s decision to name Pope Francis its “Best Dressed Man of 2013.”  But the magazine’s editors are pretty astute in recognizing that the pope’s “black shoes...
  • Rethinking the two-state solution

    Rethinking the two-state solution
    In the 2012 elections, J Street, the relatively new pro-Israel lobby whose stated purpose is to promote a progressive peace agenda in the Middle East, says its PAC disbursed more than $1.8 million to candidates from 26 states, thus helping eight Senate...
  • 'Heaven is For Real' review: Minister in the middle

    'Heaven is For Real' review: Minister in the middle
    ** (out of four) There's at least one indisputable truth in "Heaven is for Real," stated by Reverend Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear): "What we believe changes what we perceive." Of course it does. It's the reason some will see that the film is based on a...
  • Free admission, Easter Egg hunt at Polasek Museum

     Free admission, Easter Egg hunt at Polasek Museum
    WHAT: In commemoration of Good Friday, April 18 this year, the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens will offer free admission from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitors can view the many liturgical works created by sculptor Albin Polasek, including "The...
  • United Methodist Church celebrating Holy Week in LCF

    United Methodist Church celebrating Holy Week in LCF
    La Cañada United Methodist Church celebrates Holy Week with a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. April 18, an Easter sunrise service Sunday at 5:45 a.m. in the church's outdoor amphitheater, and the regular 10:30 a.m. worship service led by Pastor Elaine Cho...
  • Wide area of Mexico hit by earthquake; preliminary magnitude put at 7.2

    Wide area of Mexico hit by earthquake; preliminary magnitude put at 7.2
    MEXICO CITY -- A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets. There were no initial reports of injuries and only minor damage in the capital, though information from elsewhere...
  • 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...