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Good Friday

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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • What Would You Do To Escape A Tsunami?

    What Would You Do To Escape A Tsunami?
    As the death toll continues to rise in Japan, people in the Northwest are being reminded:  a similar quake and tsunami could occur right here.  What would you do to escape a massive wall of water generated by an earthquake off the west coast?   "I...
  • Briefly In Religion

    Holy Week events Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave., will hold special services during Holy Week from Monday through April 22. The Sanctuary will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The Holy Week Scriptures will be...
  • "Technology Can't Replace God": Pope

    "Technology Can't Replace God": Pope
    (Reuters) - Pope Benedict led Roman Catholics into Holy Week celebrations, telling a Palm Sunday crowd that man will pay the price for his pride if he believes technology can give him the powers of God. Under a splendid Roman sun, the German pope...
  • Crawfish Shortage

    Crawfish Shortage
    Good Friday and crawfish boils often go hand in hand in this part of the world, but this year, the mud bugs are in short supply. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano has more. The phone is ringing off the hook at Sea-Go Seafood in Houma, but for most customers, it's...
  • Man Finds Cross in Potato Chip on Good Friday

    Man Finds Cross in Potato Chip on Good Friday
    It's not every day that you find a cross in a potato chip, but is it even more serendipitous to find one on Good Friday?  One Kansas City man was noshing on his morning chip fix when he found the holiest of symbols on a holy day...in his sour cream and...
  • 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...