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24 min ago | USA Today
Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.
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4 hrs ago | The Independent
Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Residents in a city near Rio de Janeiro set alight four buses to remonstrate the death of Anderson Santos Silva, who was killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.
8 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation.
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 - Fans began picking up World Cup tickets when FIFA's venue ticketing centres opened in 10 host cities.
Four buses, a truck and two cars were burned in Brazil when demonstrators took to the streets to protest the deaths of two young men during police actions.
Angry residents of city near Rio de Janeiro have torched four buses to protest the death of a man killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.
The daughter of former FIFA executive committee member Ricardo Teixeira had more than 2 million deposited into a bank account set up in her name on June 22, 2011, when she was just 10 years old.
Movie theaters in Rio de Janeiro are offering a wide range of options for movie buffs of all ages during this holiday weekend.
Buried beneath the NBC sitcoms and comedy specials that litter Hulu's homepage lies a wealth of art films and documentaries just calling out for the culture vulture in need of something to watch.
New Botafogo signing Emerson Sheik has thanked the club's fans for welcoming to his new team and urged the to get behind the Rio de Janeiro outfit as the new Brasileiro season kicks off this weekend coming.
The Microsoft Research Connections blog shares stories of collaborations with computer scientists at academic and scientific institutions to advance technical innovations in computing, as well as related events, scholarships, and fellowships.
BrazilA s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.
Leading military and industry experts to meet in Rio de Janeiro in August at MilSatCom Latin America Conference ________________________________________ While the rest of the world is facing cuts in military spending, in South America there was a growth of 3.8% in the last few years.
The U.S. premiere of renowned French playwright Mohamed Kacimi's acclaimed play Holy Land will be presented at HERE in NYC this spring, running from today, April 18-May 10. What if bombs & gunfire was the daily soundtrack to your life? Welcome, to Holy Land...a raw and evocative tale of two families in a war ravaged city, trying to find humor when ... (more)
The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.