Easter

Pastor Justice Coleman is using medical marijuana imagery and catchy word play to attract new worshippers to an Easter sermon series called "Medicated," about seeking fulfillment through God, not drugs. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover’s highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on […]

04/19/2014

This Friday, April 18, 2014 image made from video shows the aft of the SpaceX Dragon capsule as it separates from the second stage rocket into orbit on its own. The Dragon cargo ship is scheduled to reach the orbiting lab on Sunday, April 20, 2014 - Easter morning.  (AP Photo/NASA)

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week. Following its […]

04/18/2014

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Easter and Passover Events Rule the Weekend

Celebrating Easter or Passover this weekend? There are LOTS of events. The Passion Play at Shepherd of the Hills Church This is not your typical local church production put on by the Sunday School class. […]

04/18/2014

Faithful attend the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession celebrated by Pope Francis in front of the Colosseum on Good Friday in Rome, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

ROME (AP) — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis […]

04/18/2014

Pope Francis arrives for the Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, April 17, 2014. During the mass the Pontiff blesses the oil of catechumens, the oil of sick and the holy chrism, which will be used in the administration of the sacraments throughout the year.  The Chrism Mass marks the start of the Easter celebrations.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like […]

04/17/2014

White House Easter Egg Roll

White House to hold Easter Egg Roll on April 21

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21. Dating to 1878 and attended by tens of thousands of children and parents, the event will support […]

03/05/2014

President Barack Obama

Obama: Israel visit made Easter extra special

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he “felt the spirit of Jesus Christ” on a recent visit to Israel and it made this Easter particularly special for him.

04/05/2013

Whitehouse YouTube Channel

Obamas welcome children to annual Easter Egg Roll

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his family are welcoming thousands of children to the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.

04/01/2013

Nelson Mandela, former South Africa President. (AP Photo)

South Africa: Mandela in hospital on Easter

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela had a restful day in a hospital Sunday and is improving following treatment for a recurrence of pneumonia, the government said.

03/31/2013

Pope Francis holds up the holy host during his first Easter Mass, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican (AP Photo)

Official Vatican text of pope’s speech

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Following is the official English language translation provided by the Vatican of Pope Francis’ Easter Sunday message, delivered in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica.

03/31/2013

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