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Good Friday

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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-...
  • Pope presides over Good Friday procession at Colosseum

    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...
  • 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...
  • AP PHOTOS: Latin America remembers the Passion of Christ

    A young Bolivian covered in fake blood was hoisted up on a cross under the crisp Andean sun, while an inmate in Mexico City played the role of Jesus as faithful across the Americas re-enacted the final hours of Jesus' life on Good Friday. Haitian...
  • AP PHOTOS: Christians celebrate Holy Week

    As Holy Week nears an end, Christians around the world are observing Good Friday, which recalls Jesus' death by crucifixion. Holy Week began with Palm Sunday, in commemoration of the arrival of Jesus into Jerusalem some 2,000 years ago. It continued...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    AP Analysis: More negotiations amid questions from skeptics remain for Iranian nuclear deal The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S or anyone else be able to respond...
  • 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...