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Good Friday

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  • Cross and moon

    Cross and moon
    Recently, I was in west Orange County and saw the 199-foot-tall cross at First Baptist Church of Central Florida. I knew there was an upcoming full moon and Holy week was fast approaching. I wanted use the two elements of the moon and the cross in a...
  • Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.

    Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used." We had all come to Springfield...
  • Catholics surprised by Benedict's resignation

    Catholics surprised by Benedict's resignation
    Crystal Sewell knows what she wants to see in the next pope: a combination of the last two. "I'm a conservative soul," the 29-year-old Reservoir Hill woman said Monday after the midday Mass at St. Alphonsus Church in downtown Baltimore. "I feel like...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 25 – March 31, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | March 29, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | March 29, 2013...
  • Easter events at Windermere Union Church

     
    Windermere Union Church, United Church of Christ, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, has several services and events scheduled for the Easter season.  On Palm Sunday, March 24 at 10 a.m., the service will include both, contemporary and traditional music, and...
  • Irish 'Bard of Peace' Tommy Sands back in Bethlehem

     
    A conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
  • 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...
  • King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience

    King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience
    This year is the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s decision to violate an injunction forbidding him to pray, sing or march in public in Birmingham, Ala. On Good Friday 1963 (which fell on April 12 that year), King led a march from...
  • 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...
  • The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule

    The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule
    ROME - "SILENZIO!" says the sign just past the massive bronze doors marking the entrance to St. Mary and the Martyrs Catholic Church in Rome, one of the two or three most important churches in Christian history. The sign reminds all that this is a house...