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Holy Week 2013

Composting Our Way Into Renewal

Grove Harris | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Grove Harris

Composting is in many ways one of the most spiritual of practices. It is the process that will feed the next cycle of life, which will take endings and serve new beginnings. For Christians, this is Holy Week.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis Washes Feet Of Inmates In Holy Week Service

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

ROME -- In his most significant break with tradition yet, Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of two young women at a juvenile detention center &n...

Easter: A Moveable Feast

William Grassie | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
William Grassie

This year Easter will be celebrated on March 31, but in 2014 it will occur on April 20. The reason has to do with the mismatch between the periodicity of the sun and the moon and the long history of human efforts to create a reliable and consistent calendar.

This Ain't No Ordinary King

The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2013 | Religion
The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

So we can get to new life. I hope our apathy dies. I hope our sense of powerlessness dies. I hope our notion that religion is only about personal piety and not about political action dies.

PHOTOS: Penitents Carry Crosses In Easter Week Processions Across Spain

Posted 05.25.2013 | Religion

Penitents carry crosses as they take part in hundreds of procession throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week. ...

Pope Francis Opens Holy Week With Palm Sunday Service

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis celebrated his first Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, encouraging people to be humble and young at heart and promi...

What Holy Week Has To Do With DOMA

Rev. Vicki Flippin | Posted 05.23.2013 | Religion
Rev. Vicki Flippin

Lent and Holy Week are not just a time to take stock of our individual lives and turn towards God. This is also a time to take stock of our life together to prune out what is not healthy or helpful, to root out what is sinful.