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Good Friday

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  • 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,...
  • Casey Anthony trial: Trunk-stain evidence may be admissible, judge rules

    Casey Anthony trial: Trunk-stain evidence may be admissible, judge rules
    Evidence about a stain found in the trunk of Casey Anthony's car may be admissible during her upcoming first-degree murder trial, Orange-Osceola Chief Judge Belvin Perry ruled Thursday. The order is one of several key rulings expected from Perry on...
  • Stained glass controversy: Is Archbishop Wenski as big as Jesus?

    Stained glass controversy: Is Archbishop Wenski as big as Jesus?
    When the renovated St. James Catholic Cathedral is dedicated Saturday, the new stained-glass windows will feature a few familiar faces — Jesus Christ ... the Virgin Mary ... and Archbishop Thomas Wenski. Wenski, dressed in his red bishop's robes...
  • Catholics observe Good Friday at Lake Eola

    Catholics observe Good Friday at Lake Eola
    Led by Bishop John Noonan, hundreds of Catholics from the Diocese of Orlando marked Good Friday at Lake Eola Park by participating in the Stations of the Cross, a 14-part ceremony that depicts Jesus' death. Amid sunny skies and warm temperatures, the...
  • Book review: 'Jerusalem' by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Book review: 'Jerusalem' by Simon Sebag Montefiore
    Simon Sebag Montefiore's epic survey of Jerusalem's sanguinary history does not inspire confidence in the civilizing qualities of religion. The pile of corpses accumulated over millenniums from the persecutions both perpetrated and endured by all three of...
  • Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross

    Cancer survivor finds comfort in Stations of the Cross
    Alice Brown remembers the moment of dread when doctors diagnosed her with cancer. She imagines her terror and despair were much like what Jesus felt when he was sentenced to die on the cross. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy seemed to defeat the...
  • Hard boiled about hard boiled eggs

    Hard boiled about hard boiled eggs
    "Hard boiled eggs" is a top phrase on the all-powerful Google trends page this Good Friday, not surprising given Easter's "egg-stravaganza" is just two days away. But when it comes to "hard boiled" eggs I'm rather hard boiled myself. Don't do it. The...
  • Good Friday in Orlando

    Good Friday in Orlando
  • Warren Buffett sings -- again -- dressed as a paper boy [Video]

    Warren Buffett sings -- again -- dressed as a paper boy [Video]
    Because it's Good Friday, and because we all need a pick-me-up after this morning’s sour jobs data, here's yet another video of Warren Buffett doing his song-and-dance routine. This time, the venerable investor is singing "I’m only a Paper...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Charles Snelling, RIP.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've spent any time moving through Pennsylvania's political circles, particularly Republican ones in the Lehigh Valley, then there's a pretty good chance you met Charles Snelling more than once. Loud, gregarious...
  • Cubans praise Pope Benedict's call for religious liberty

     
    Tens of thousands of people crowded Revolution Plaza to hear Pope Benedict XVI speak Wednesday. Many praised the pope’s call an expanded role for the church, though they noted that Cuba had taken baby steps toward more religious freedom in recent...