| 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...
| 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....
| May 16, 2014
The county Board of Education has approved changes in the 2014-2015 school year to help address the handling of inclement weather closings.
Under revisions approved by the board May 7, five days are built into the calendar for weather closings, up...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Buy your own
In response to "WAR ON WOMEN," I couldn't stop laughing, war on women. That is what you call it so you don't have to take responsibility for your sex life. You want me to pay for all of you who hop into bed with every low life out there. I...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:09 AM
GLASTONBURY — So exactly what is depicted on the new Historical Society of Glastonbury sign on the town green? The dozen images, painted by local artist Dave Magee, represent vital parts of the town's storied history.
Chicken and egg:
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty.
Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...