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  • Kenyan leaders evacuate university, order curfew after Shabab massacre

    Kenyan leaders evacuate university, order curfew after Shabab massacre
    Kenyan authorities began the grim task Friday of identifying the dead from an attack by Shabab Muslim extremists that killed at least 147, mainly Christian students, at a university in Garissa near the border with Somalia. Police imposed a dusk-to-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Make the hope of Good Friday part of your life

    Q: I've never understood why people call the day that Jesus died "Good Friday." What was good about it? It looks like a tragedy to me. -- Mrs. A.T. A: You're right, up to a point: If all we had to celebrate was that final Friday when Jesus was put to...
  • Believers seek common ground as Passover, Easter converge this weekend

    Believers seek common ground as Passover, Easter converge this weekend
    When Ilise Marrazzo was growing up, Easter was one of her favorite holidays. But the celebration often left her feeling perplexed. Her father was Catholic, and she loved candy and Easter egg hunts as much as the next kid. But as a Conservative Jew, she...
  • City Hall: Water valves, sidewalks, bulkheads and potholes

    City Hall: Water valves, sidewalks, bulkheads and potholes
    We wanted to start this column by saying, "thank you" to the Annapolis residents who have put up with late night noise and disruption in order for the city to repair water valves dating back to the 1920s. The city scheduled the water valve replacement...
  • Alcee Hastings says goodbye Miramar, hello Delray

    Alcee Hastings says goodbye Miramar, hello Delray
    Alcee Hastings, the longest serving member of Congress from Broward and Palm Beach counties, has moved north. But his new residence is outside the congressional district he represents — just like the home he left behind. The longtime Miramar...
  • Manes: Shrine of Christ's Passion in St. John beautiful and solemn

    Manes: Shrine of Christ's Passion in St. John beautiful and solemn
    "Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do." — Jesus Christ Paul Anderson is general manager of The Shrine of Christ's Passion in St. John. With Easter approaching, he is busier than ever and literally wears track shoes on the job....