| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:14 PM
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 serious injuries or major damage in the capital.
The U.S. Geological...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:49 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria — The thud of mortar shelling alternated with tolling church bells Friday as the Christians of this capital's ancient Bab Touma district marked Good Friday amid extremely tight security.
The Easter Week processions that once...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy.
Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:29 AM
Q: In your opinion, which was more important, Jesus' death on the cross or His resurrection from the dead? Some of us were talking about this the other day in our small group Bible study, and we couldn't come to any conclusion. -- Mrs. R.L.K.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:05 AM
LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Holy Land Experience, the Bible-themed attraction near the intersection of Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road in Orlando, will host free screenings of 2004's "The Passion of the Christ" between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
The film, starring Jim Caviezel...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I've been following the debate over the Carroll County commissioners opening their meetings with Christian prayer ("Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers," April 8).
For some reason, there are people who can't seem to get down to business...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
For those of you not already far gone in drink, a few reminders as the saloons stretch St. Patrick's Day into a three-day binge.
If you must be familiar with the saint named Patrick, his nickname is Paddy, from the Irish Padraig. Thus St. Paddy's Day,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I read with interest about the conflict between the Ravens' season opener and a Baltimore Orioles game scheduled to be played during the heat of the pennant race ("Scheduling conflict leaves NFL season opener here up in the air," March 19).