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Priest murdered in Central African Republic

A priest in the Central African Republic was murdered on Good Friday, according to a statement issued by Caritas, the Church's federation of relief and development agencies.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Catholic World News

Pope Francis: read the Gospel accounts of the Resurrection

In his Easter Monday Regina Caeli address, Pope Francis asked the faithful to read the Gospel accounts of the Resurrection during Easter week.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

It's Official- Good Friday to be Cuban Holiday Beginning Next Year

After granting temporary permission for Cubans to celebrate Good Friday in 2012 and 2013, the Cuban government has decided grant a request made by Pope Benedict during his visit to the country in 2012 to make it a permanent official holiday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Deming Headlight

Border towns observe Holy Week

Charles Scanlon Photos Erika Castro carried the cross through the streets of Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico during a Good Friday tradition in the border town.

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UnionLeader.com

Father Bernie Campbell walks to the state prison entrance in Concord on Good Friday.

It's a story of hope and redemption. And that Easter message can be even more powerful inside the brick walls and concertina wire of the New Hampshire State Prison, say those who bring it there.

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MLive.com

Video: Experience the Passion of Jesus Christ with the Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys

As recorded by the evangelists in the New Testament, Jesus of Nazareth was crucified in Jerusalem as the Jewish celebration of Passover approached.

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Saipan Tribune

Easter to Gaia for May Day

Yesterday in Asia and today across the international dateline, we celebrate the empty tomb's power before terminus.

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Sun-Star

My reflections

AFTER a two-day respite from work on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, I was back at the office early yesterday to write this column.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Island Packet

Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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The Gazette

Thousands take Good Friday path to Chimayo's sacred grounds

But the spirits of the estimated 30,000 to 50,000 pilgrims who walk for hours to reach a famous Roman Catholic church outside of Santa Fe are anything but weary.

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Deseret News

Good Friday observances worldwide include a 'lesson' from Judas Iscariot

This elaborate fresco from Vienna, Italy, shows Judas betraying Jesus with a kiss.

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Times Herald-Record

Newburgh ritual commemorates Good Friday

A crowd of about 500 followed Jesus symbolically on his walk to Calvary through the streets of Newburgh on Friday.

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Fermanagh Today

Christians in displays of faith on Good Friday

Christians in Northern Ireland and across the world yesterday commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions.

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AlertNet

Dissident Irish republican shot dead in Belfast

A prominent dissident Irish republican was shot dead in Northern Ireland on Friday, the latest incident in some of the highest levels of violence since a 1998 peace deal in the British province.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Day

Good Friday walk stresses unity

As the bells of the city's many churches tolled at noon on Good Friday, about 60 people gathered at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church to observe the 12 stations of the cross by walking with a crucifix to 12 churches and other places of note in New London.

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The Press-Enterprise

Good Friday: Diocese connects immigrants' suffering to Jesus'

Remy Vera, portrays Joseph, as he carries Remy Jr., at right is Norma Valdez as Mary, during the re-enactment of the stations of the cross on Friday, April 18, 2014.

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Good Friday in San Diego

SAN DIEGO Good Friday is a day of remembrance for Christians around the world, and many people in San Diego spent the day helping others in need.

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The Telegraph

Sombre prayers mark Good Friday in NE

A devotee dressed as Jesus Christ re-enacts the crucifixion on Good Friday in Guwahati; people take part in processions at Agartala and Aizawl on Friday.

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NOLA.com

Adoration of the cross marks Good Friday at St. Joseph Abbey near Covington

According to the Catholic News Agency, in the seventh century, the Church in Rome adopted the practice of Adoration of the Cross from the Church in Jerusalem, where a fragment of wood believed to be the Lord's cross had been venerated every year on Good Friday since the fourth century.

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HeraldSun.com

Good Friday at Duke Chapel

On a cool, windy Good Friday, the campus around Duke Chapel was bustling with the sounds of students walking to class, birds chirping from the magnolia trees and the buzzing of construction at the Rubenstein Library.

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