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Good Friday

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 04/18/14 for 04/18/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, Calif., today in 1989. This birthday gal is probably most easily recognized for her role as Maeby Funke on "Arrested Development." Her other TV work includes appearances on episodes of "NTSF: SD:...
  • Christ's sacrifice makes this a very 'Good' Friday

    Q: Why is the day on which Jesus died called "Good Friday"? I don't see anything good about it, to be honest. -- J.W. A: From one perspective, you're right; there certainly doesn't seem to be anything good about that last Friday, when Jesus was condemned...
  • 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...
  • Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday

    Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world filled the narrow streets of the Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday to celebrate on the site they believe Jesus was crucified and buried over 2,000 years ago. The pilgrims...