Good Friday

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a general session at the California Democrats State Convention on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Jerry Brown issues 63 pardons on Good Friday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons. The Democratic governor says all […]

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

Serbian pilgrims carry crosses during Good Friday in Jerusalem Friday, April 18, 2014, as Christians commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem’s Old City. Thousands of Christian pilgrims filled the cobblestone alleyways of the […]

04/18/2014

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Archbishop Gomez to celebrate Good Friday liturgy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will celebrate the Good Friday liturgy at noon Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. In the simplest liturgy of the church year, the […]

04/18/2014

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