Tag: Holy Week

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    For Western Christians, Sunday (March 16) is Palm Sunday, which begins Holy Week, leading up to Easter (March 23). But Eastern Orthodox Christians have just begun observing their time of Lent. Because of differing church calendars, Western and Eastern Christians usually celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on different dates. More

    March 14, 2008 | Comments

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    As we look for signs of resurrection in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, many residents along the Gulf Coast still feel neglected by local, state, and national politicians. Often, it's the faith-based institutions that are providing the majority of physical and social support. Two New Orleans pastors, Lance Eden and Jerry Kramer, say they are seeing new meanings in traditional Holy Week themes.

    April 14, 2006 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from IN THE COMPANY OF CHRIST: A PILGRIMAGE THROUGH HOLY WEEK by Benedicta Ward. More

    April 7, 2006 | Comments

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    Holy Week and Easter have special significance in Northern Ireland, a land torn by decades of religious conflict. Amid the ongoing tensions, a Benedictine monastery is working for reconciliation and unity. More

    March 25, 2005 | Comments

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    Kim Lawton sat down with prominent author and Episcopal priest Fleming Rutledge to reflect on the Easter story of crucifixion and resurrection. More

    April 9, 2004 | Comments

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    mel gibson, the passion of the christ, christianity, jews, jesus, crucifixion More

    February 20, 2004 | Comments

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    As the U.S. declared Saddam Hussein's regime ended, one huge diplomatic question outstanding was whether victory in Iraq would lead to new steps toward peace between Israel and the Palestinians. After two years of the latest violence, are the two sides ready to negotiate? How much pressure will the U.S. apply?

    April 18, 2003 | Comments

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    Christians say the 2,000-year-old Easter themes of suffering, redemption, and hope have enduring meaning. Author and ordained Presbyterian minister Frederick Buechner says he finds great reassurance in those beliefs, especially during a time of war and uncertainty. More

    April 18, 2003 | Comments

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    Author and minister Frederick Buechner talks about the meaning of Holy Week and Easter in this extended interview. More

    April 18, 2003 | Comments

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    During Holy Week, Western Christians remember Jesus' crucifixion, and the days leading up to it. One of the most moving observances, especially for Catholics, is walking the 14 Stations of the Cross, each one representing an event as Jesus carried his cross to Calvary, where he was put to death.

    March 22, 2002 | Comments

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