Jesus Christ

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

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

This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo released by Harvard University shows a fragment of papyrus that divinity professor Karen L. King said is the only existing ancient text that quotes Jesus explicitly referring to having a wife. (AP Photo/Harvard University, Karen L. King, File)

Harvard study suggests ‘Jesus’ wife’ text not a recent forgery

BOSTON (AP) — New scientific tests suggest a fragment of papyrus in which Jesus speaks of “my wife” is more likely an ancient document than a forgery, according to an article published Thursday by the […]

04/10/2014

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

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