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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • On Faith: A bridge to peace

    Irish Catholics call the city Derry. Irish Protestants call it Londonderry, its legal name, for it is in Northern Ireland, not the Republic of Ireland. The River Foyle divides the city, with Protestants living largely on the east bank, and Catholics on...
  • Way of the Cross procession lives in Pilsen

    Way of the Cross procession lives in Pilsen
    Roman Catholics in the Pilsen neighborhood held their 32nd annual Via Crucis Vivente procession today, a traditional re-enactment of the last hours of Jesus. The procession began at Providence of God Church just east of 18th and Halsted streets about 9...
  • Quinn grants 85 clemency petitions

    Gov. Pat Quinn granted 85 clemency petitions on Good Friday, pardoning or expunging criminal records on a number of felony and misdemeanor crimes, including some that were committed more than 50 years ago. The crimes Quinn wiped from the record...
  • Tornadoes Smash St. Louis & Shut Down Airport

    Tornadoes Smash St. Louis & Shut Down Airport
    Residents of damaged areas of St. Louis shuffled on Saturday through the rubble left by one of the most intense storms in the city's recent history. The storm and the tornadoes it spawned Friday night tore through the west side of St. Louis, forcing...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 'Surfing Madonna' mosaic artist speaks out

    'Surfing Madonna' mosaic artist speaks out
    ENCINITAS, Calif. -- The man behind the Encinitas "Surfing Madonna" mosaic that mysteriously appeared on the wall of a train underpass on Good Friday came forward Wednesday. It was no coincidence that the Virgin of Guadalupe delivered the message to...