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Easter 2014

Obama Family Celebrates Easter Sunday At Nineteenth Street Baptist Church

Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

The Obama family is celebrating Easter Sunday at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church alongside 250 other congregants and led by the Rev. Dr. Derrick Hark...

Huge Crowds Celebrate Easter With Pope Francis

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, April 20 (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense was...

Pope Francis Baptizes 10 At Easter Vigil At Vatican

Posted 04.19.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Eas...

Photos Of Easter Celebrations From Around The World

Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

Christians around the world celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ with vigils, services, fireworks and, of course, Easter Eggs....

This Easter, Toddlers Are Reenacting Jesus' Crucifixion, Complete With Blood

Posted 04.18.2014 | Religion

Is this WAY too much? Or actually awesome? Post by Jake Trevisan. Leave your thoughts in the comments....

Easter-- A Celebration Of The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

Posted 04.19.2014 | Religion

Easter Sunday is on April 20, 2014 with the Orthodox Church holding it on April 20, 2014 as well. Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday, celeb...

Is Easter 'Happy'?

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

'Happy Easter!' You hear it everywhere, in malls, in streets, and in churches. But is the Christian celebration of Easter really a happy occasion?

The Risen Christ: A Call to Conversion

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

For so many of us, Easter is not just a religious holiday -- it is a personal celebration and re-commitment. How do we personally experience the resurrection? Every year, as I hear and say "He is risen," I remember that it's not just a theological affirmation, but something I need personally.

Don't Look Now, Kid

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.18.2014 | Comedy

It's that time of year again, the season when we take all of our tiniest, most vulnerable humans and give them the same scarring our parents inflicted...

The Answers To Every Question You've Never Asked About Marshmallow Peeps

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.18.2014 | Taste

Do you love 'em or hate 'em?

Rick Warren: 'The Answer Is Easter'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

Rick Warren has spent the last year grappling with the loss of his son, Matthew, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound five days after Easter. ...

'I Am...' -- A Meditation for Holy Week

Jim Burklo | Posted 06.16.2014 | Religion
Jim Burklo

Being a child of God -- for Jesus and for the rest of us -- is a poetic way of describing our direct, personal engagement with ultimate reality. It is an artful expression of ourselves as physically integrated with the divine essence of the cosmos.

Seeing and Believing at Easter Time (John 20:1-18)

Greg Carey | Posted 06.15.2014 | Religion
Greg Carey

Easter Sunday marks the holiest, most exalted moment of the Christian year. In Easter services all over the world, trumpets and organs blast. Flowers transform churches with their brightness. Worship leaders boldly proclaim: 'Christ is risen!'

Easter Prayer Breakfast Remembers Kansas Shooting Victims

Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion

On Monday, President Barack Obama welcomed faith leaders to the White House for the fifth-annual Easter prayer breakfast. The President reflected ...

Easter Message 2014

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

The tomb is empty, and nobody knows where the body is. Mary Magdalene tells the others about the mysterious disappearance, but they give up and go home.

5 Easy and Adorable Easter Recipes

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

These five Easter ideas are each so simple that even I managed to make them with all three rascals under foot, on the counter and running around the kitchen shouting things like "I want to help!", "I'm thirsty!" and "Will you read this book?"

Pope Francis Will Wash Feet Of People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion

On April 17, 2014, Pope Francis will visit the Centro Santa Maria della Provvidenza Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi home and wash the feet of the residen...