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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...
  • Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws

    Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws
    Most people remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January for his birthday. We certainly do at Fairview Community Church. We always hold a special service in honor of his legacy. But remembering his birth and remembering his death are two...
  • Community Announcements: March 21

    Community Announcements: March 21
    Lincoln County Health Department staff meeting The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 for a staff meeting.   Lincoln County Homemakers Arts and Crafts Show Lincoln County Homemakers Arts and Crafts...
  • The God Squad: Celebrate springtime, however you wish

    Thank you, dear readers, for your many kind comments on my column welcoming Pope Francis to the world of healing and hope. I'm truly excited to see his first humble and gracious acts, and I hope they presage a time of new beginnings and old continuities...
  • The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule

    The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule
    ROME - "SILENZIO!" says the sign just past the massive bronze doors marking the entrance to St. Mary and the Martyrs Catholic Church in Rome, one of the two or three most important churches in Christian history. The sign reminds all that this is a house...
  • Carnett: Witnessing God and accepting him are two different things

    It was an incandescent moment of enlightenment. And I blew it off. Though a revelation for me personally, it served for a considerable time as just a way station for my life's journey, failing to change me in any substantive way. The "moment" I've...
  • Community Announcements: March 28

    Community Announcements: March 28
    KY Pride Trail Pickup Day There will be a KY Pride Trail Pickup Day at Cumberland Falls on April 6. Participants will meet in the visitor's center at 9 a.m. and there will be a picnic at the pavilion at the falls at 2 p.m. For more information, call...
  • Around Town: Easter Egg Hunt at the Sports Complex

    The annual Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sports Complex at Huntington Beach Central Park, 18002 Goldenwest St. The free event is sponsored by the city of Huntington Beach Community Services...
  • Easter, Good Friday services scheduled at La Cañada United Methodist Church

    Easter, Good Friday services scheduled at La Cañada United Methodist Church
    The La Cañada United Methodist Church will host two services on Easter. The sunrise service begins at 6 a.m. on Sunday, followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. The church will also host a Good Friday service on March 29 at 7 p.m. featuring musical...
  • 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...
  • Book Review: 'A Journey: My Political Life'

    Book Review: 'A Journey: My Political Life'
    Former British prime minister Tony Blair's memoir "A Journey: My Political Life" is a political biography of unusual interest. As a book, it's unusual because he wrote it himself, which makes this volume unique among the English-speaking world's recent...
  • 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...