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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • Pope presides over Good Friday procession at Colosseum

    Pope Francis, presiding at the traditional Good Friday Colosseum procession, decried what he called the "complicit silence" about the killing of Christians. The evening, torch-lit ceremony at the ancient arena recalls the suffering and death of Jesus...
  • Notre Dame teens conduct Living Stations of the Cross

    Notre Dame teens conduct Living Stations of the Cross
    Teens at Notre Dame Parish in Clarendon Hills led the annual Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, walking congregants through the last steps of Jesus Christ. The traditional Good Friday service at the parish included a light supper of bread...
  • Miller's solution without a problem

    We're not sure exactly what it was that got Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller so worked up last week that he hijacked a bill hearing to demand that lawmakers find a "solution" — with less than two weeks left in the legislative session —...
  • AP PHOTOS: Latin America remembers the Passion of Christ

    A young Bolivian covered in fake blood was hoisted up on a cross under the crisp Andean sun, while an inmate in Mexico City played the role of Jesus as faithful across the Americas re-enacted the final hours of Jesus' life on Good Friday. Haitian...
  • Pope to world: don't ignore killing of Christians

    Pope Francis on Monday again pressed the international community to do something about the killing of Christians in several parts of the world and not "look the other way." He has been increasingly vocal about the fate of Christians being targeted by...
  • Candlelight vigil marks the start of Easter season

    In the dark of a church, filled with a crowd of hushed worshippers, a flame is lit. A fire blazes to gently illuminate a spot in the darkness. Then slowly, as candle meets candle, the light spreads throughout the congregation, small but bright pools of...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    Countries around Latin America marked Holy Week with colorful processions and other traditional displays, some of them dating back centuries. The faithful in Pirenopolis, Brazil, organized an especially realistic passion play depicting Jesus' last hours....
  • Kiss and get out

    Kiss and get out
    The idea came to me like a dare. I was in Jerusalem, with a couple of hours to spare on Orthodox Good Friday. I had arrived in Israel a week earlier but had not yet seen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, said to be on the site of both Jesus' crucifixion...
  • AP PHOTOS: Christians celebrate Holy Week

    As Holy Week nears an end, Christians around the world are observing Good Friday, which recalls Jesus' death by crucifixion. Holy Week began with Palm Sunday, in commemoration of the arrival of Jesus into Jerusalem some 2,000 years ago. It continued...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    AP Analysis: More negotiations amid questions from skeptics remain for Iranian nuclear deal The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S or anyone else be able to respond...
  • Kitty Conley's Scratching Post

    Happy Birthday April 4 Dave Egofske April 6 Charlie Kaper As we start the Tridium, remember that the sin you want forgiveness from may be a sin — not one because of what you did but what you failed to do. And yes, we are our brother's keepers....