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Good Friday

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  • Tornado Roars Through St. Louis Airport

    Tornado Roars Through St. Louis Airport
    Crews worked to get St. Louis' tornado-battered airport ready to reopen on Sunday after it was hit by a roaring storm that also destroyed dozens of houses, tossed cars and knocked out power. A Red cross official said there were reports of at least 500...
  • Mosque Protest Barred By Michigan Court

    Mosque Protest Barred By Michigan Court
    A controversial Florida pastor was barred from protesting outside the largest mosque in the United States on Friday after a Michigan jury found his appearance was likely to provoke violence. Terry Jones, 59, was briefly jailed after refusing to pay a...
  • Pope Begins Easter As John Paul Beatification Nears

    (REUTERS) Pope Benedict led the world's Catholics into Easter on Saturday, ahead of the beatification of his venerated predecessor John Paul II on May 1. The 84 year-old pontiff presided at an Easter eve service in St Peter's Basilica, delivering a...
  • Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's

    Thousands Flock To Easter Mass At St. Pat's
    Approximately 3,000 of the faithful here and from across the country packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Mass. Archbishop Timothy Dolan reminded worshippers that "God has the last word," saying the joy of Easter will forever trump the evil...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Good grief! Thieves target people paying their respects at cemetery

    It was Good Friday afternoon at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lauderdale. As people were paying their respects to departed friends or family members, a trio of crooks were busy turning some mourners into crime victims, authorities said,...
  • 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...
  • The Christian case for environmentalism

    The Christian case for environmentalism
    The world's two billion Christians have just completed Holy Week, celebrating the final days, death and resurrection of Jesus. This year, the global celebration of Earth Day coincided with Good Friday, giving many of us an additional perspective on this...
  • Green movement is a false prophet

    In his article about Christian environmentalism ("Confluence of Good Friday, Earth Day a reminder of our duty to protect God's creation," May 3), Bishop John R. Schol, alluding to "Green Dragon" views of environmentalism as "actively anti-Christian,"...
  • Taxi Driver Found Crucified, Wearing Crown of Thorns

    Taxi Driver Found Crucified, Wearing Crown of Thorns
    MUNKYUONG South Korea -- A man wearing a crown of thorns was found crucified, local police told CNN on Thursday. Police in Munkyuong said they were overwhelmed with the investigation and declined to provide further details. But local media depicted an...
  • Man Caught in Good Friday Church Robbery

    Man Caught in Good Friday Church Robbery
    The Sacramento Police Department arrested 28-year-old William Castro for robbing Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Police say at 5 a.m. on Good Friday, Castro robbed parishioner Santiago Ramirez at gunpoint as he exited the bathroom, and stole $2,...