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Good Friday

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  • In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by

    In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by
    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...
  • St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

    St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy
    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...
  • Christ's death and resurrection are equally important for our salvation

    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. A: Both...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Arundel school system announces inclement weather plan for next school year

    Arundel school system announces inclement weather plan for next school year
    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...
  • 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...
  • Respect the name, and the whiskey

    For those of you not already far gone in drink, a few reminders as the saloons stretch St. Patrick's Day into a three-day binge.  If you must be familiar with the saint named Patrick, his nickname is Paddy, from the Irish Padraig. Thus St. Paddy's Day,...
  • Why can't the Ravens play on Rosh Hashana?

    Why can't the Ravens play on Rosh Hashana?
    I read with interest about the conflict between the Ravens' season opener and a Baltimore Orioles game scheduled to be played during the heat of the pennant race ("Scheduling conflict leaves NFL season opener here up in the air," March 19). As I...