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— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
SCULLTON — Robert Grove, Butch Metz and Neil Pile combined to shoot an 11-under par for first place in the King's Mountain senior golf scramble Tuesday. Second place (9-under) was nailed down by the team of Mike Jones, Earl Halfhill, Don...
Tags: Dave Thomas, Golf, American Legion, Bowling, Sports
Tribune reporterUnable to overcome the disgrace of a sexual misconduct accusation, Bishop Matthias, head of the local diocese for the Orthodox Church of America, has announced he will step down Monday, leaving a vacancy in Chicago just weeks before Orthodox Christians...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith Catherine “Katie” Stevens’ 99th birthday behind her, the calendar is closing in on her centennial birthday. March 13 marked the last birthday Stevens’s age could be counted in double digits. She said she received many floral...
The Religion WorldReligion News Service reporter Kimberly Winston writes about atheists who have left religion, but still observe Lent: What would an “atheist Lent” look like? A group of young nonbelievers are finding out, observing the Christian practice minus...
Worshipers at a West Baltimore church donated more than 1,000 pieces of clothing to a prison re-entry program as part of their Easter Sunday services. Members of the Empowerment Temple Church were asked to forgo buying new outfits for Easter in favor...
Tags: Empowerment Temple, Prisons, Easter
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...
email@example.comEaster is seen as a children's holiday. Kids dye eggs, munch chocolate bunnies and scramble to grab the most plastic eggs at the community egg hunt. It's a happy, simple day of candy and bunnies. Easter can be uplifting. Coming in early spring, it...
Staff WriterValley residents celebrate Easter in a wide variety of ways but for most, it’s a chance to bring family closer. “It’s getting together with family, reminding them that Jesus died for us, and we should be grateful, not just now but...
Tags: Holidays, Easter, Family, Religion and Belief, Halloween
With the issue of same-sex marriage argued before the Supreme Court and raging elsewhere in America, a question: Is it possible to be a traditional Christian or Muslim or Orthodox Jew — and hold to one's faith on what constitutes marriage —...
Stations of the 'L': Catholic Chicagoan crisscrosses city on trains and reflects on Christ's journey to the crossThere's nothing extraordinary about Aidan Gillespie's daily commute on the No. 50 bus down Damen Avenue. Perhaps that's why the Roman Catholic schoolteacher chose the train Tuesday for a more spiritual journey. Setting out before dawn, Gillespie, 25,...
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