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Good Friday

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  • No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]

    No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]
    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...
  • Holy Land Experience: Free showings of 'The Passion of the Christ' set

    Holy Land Experience: Free showings of 'The Passion of the Christ' set
    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...
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    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. After...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    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....
  • 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...
  • Rethinking the two-state solution

    Rethinking the two-state solution
    In the 2012 elections, J Street, the relatively new pro-Israel lobby whose stated purpose is to promote a progressive peace agenda in the Middle East, says its PAC disbursed more than $1.8 million to candidates from 26 states, thus helping eight Senate...
  • Spain's Toledo: A Living monument

    On my last visit to Toledo, it seemed holier than ever: Dark El Greco clouds threatened overhead, stark against bright, clear horizons. Hail pelted the masses of people clogging the streets as they awaited the Good Friday procession. A look back at my...
  • Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season

    Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens is, of course, the great repository of the work of the great Czech-American sculptor. But its gallery hosts rotating exhibitions of work by other artists. There are also special events scheduled all year, a...
  • News of the Weird: Electric Chastity Belt

    News of the Weird: Electric Chastity Belt
    To counter the now-well-publicized culture of rape in India, three engineers in Chennai said in March that they are about to send to the market women's anti-rape lingerie, which will provide both a stun-gun-sized blast of electricity against an...
  • Joyce Elaine Brace January 1, 1930 - March 29, 2013

    Joyce Elaine Beaumont Brace died in the early morning of Good Friday, March 29, 2013. She suffered a broken pelvis on Christmas Eve followed by a broken hip on March 11th which necessitated surgery. Unfortunately the surgery resulted in a paralyzing...
  • Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws

    Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws
    Most people remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January for his birthday. We certainly do at Fairview Community Church. We always hold a special service in honor of his legacy. But remembering his birth and remembering his death are two...