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Good Friday

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  • Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend

    Orthodox Christians mark Easter this weekend
    They've been abstaining from meat, dairy and egg products for weeks, and this weekend they'll dive into a feast like no other on their religious calendar. Orthodox Christians observe Easter this Sunday, a week later than most of their fellow...
  • Pictures in the News | April 3, 2015

     
    Today, we present a 'Good Friday' edition of Pictures in the News. Christians all over the world are marking the Holy Week with re-enactments and episodes of Jesus of Nazareth's life ahead of Easter Sunday celebrations...
  • Holy Week services slated at LCPC

    Easter worshipers at La Cañada Presbyterian Church will have six different services from which to choose, including traditional and contemporary services offered simultaneously at 9:25 a.m. and 11 a.m. The services will culminate a full schedule of Holy...
  • 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 —...
  • Methodists host Easter week activities

    Methodists host Easter week activities
    More than 200 people of all ages turned out March 28 when La Cañada United Methodist Church held its annual Easter party on the church’s Berkshire Place campus. About 45 dozen hard-boiled eggs were dyed and there were Easter egg hunts, crafts, games...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...