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Good Friday

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  • Howard County Catholic leaders react to Pope Benedict's resignation

    Howard County Catholic leaders react to Pope Benedict's resignation
    With the sudden and abrupt news of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation from the papacy, leaders in Howard County reacted much the same way as the rest of the world: with shock and surprise. "In this day and age, they serve until they're called home by the...
  • Howard County seniors

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, go shopping, sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Way of the Cross, egg hunt highlight HdG Easter activities

    On April 6, Good Friday, the Susquehanna Ministerium will sponsor the Good Friday Way of the Cross beginning at Jean Roberts Park (railroad bridge), 503 St. John St. from noon until 1 p.m. For details, phone 410-939-2464. Havre de Grace Parks and...
  • Good Friday off?

    Strictly speaking, separation of church and state is a good deal more complicated than would seem given modern discussions. This makes the issue of whether Bel Air should give its staff members off on Good Friday, a Christian holiday, slightly more...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Friday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions. Libraries...
  • Pope Benedict to elevate Archbishop O'Brien to cardinal

    Pope Benedict to elevate Archbishop O'Brien to cardinal
    Baltimore's archdiocese, the oldest in the nation, can once again claim one of the highest-ranking members of the Roman Catholic Church as its leader. Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, leader of the archdiocese since 2007, was named a cardinal Friday by...
  • Changes to government holiday schedule receives mixed reaction from employees

    In pursuit of creating a permanent winter holiday break, Howard County government has changed its holiday schedule for 2012, requiring employees to work Good Friday and Columbus Day so they can have off between Christmas and New Year's. For the past...
  • Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans

    Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans
    Many fans have lost hope as the Orioles have posted a dismal record over the past 14 seasons. Now the team is starting its new season by testing the faith of some of them as well. Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as for 17 other...
  • Prosecutors dealing with unreliable witnesses, stricken testimony in Phoenix trial

    Prosecutors dealing with unreliable witnesses, stricken testimony in Phoenix trial
    Prosecutors are facing a series of hurdles in their second try at convicting two brothers accused of setting a pit bull on fire in 2009, day after day losing key witnesses and testimony that nearly won them their case in the first trial a year ago. Since...