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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square
    In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Church members take faith to the streets

    Church members take faith to the streets
    EAST CHICAGO – For Luis Cortez, Friday was an experience he is not likely to ever forget. Cortez, an East Chicago resident and member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe parish at 3510 Deodar St. in the Indiana Harbor neighborhood, took part in the...
  • Threat of bad weather prompts Phillies to make an offer to fans

    Threat of bad weather prompts Phillies to make an offer to fans
    The threat of bad weather, the start of a holiday weekend and the expectation of a bad team all probably led many people to stay away Friday night when the Phillies made their first appearance of the season at Citizens Bank Park in the On-Deck series...
  • Hundreds participate in Living Stations of the Cross in Aurora

    Hundreds participate in Living Stations of the Cross in Aurora
    For 36 years, Maria Miranda has attended a procession on Good Friday that retraces the steps of Jesus before his crucifixion. She saw her first Living Stations of the Cross procession when she was around 8 years old in Jalisco, a western Mexico state....
  • Good Friday: Local religious leaders offer worship service at Glendale Memorial Hospital

    Good Friday: Local religious leaders offer worship service at Glendale Memorial Hospital
    Dozens of hospital employees, patients and visitors gathered at Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital on Good Friday for a worship service offered by local religious leaders. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, of the Western Diocese Armenian Church, led...
  • Westminster Christian community unites in celebration of Good Friday

    Gray skies and rain didn't prevent Westminster churchgoers from holding their annual Good Friday tradition of walking a wooden cross through the downtown area from one church to another. "Rain or shine, regardless of weather, they still gather," said...
  • Procession 'a humbling experience' for Elgin residents

    Procession 'a humbling experience' for Elgin residents
    Sunshine broke through the clouds ever so briefly as young girls placed their hands on the cross then walked in silence to complete the Good Friday Way of the Cross procession down Division Street in Elgin's downtown. "It's a humbling experience," Arley...
  • Naperville faithful bear crosses on Good Friday

    Naperville faithful bear crosses on Good Friday
    Some drivers did a double-take while others honked their horns early Friday afternoon as the procession of crosses moved down the sidewalk along Washington Street in downtown Naperville. Organized by St. Raphael Church, 18 children and adults from...
  • Pope decries killings of Christians at Colosseum Good Friday mass

    Pope decries killings of Christians at Colosseum Good Friday mass
    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 by...