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History will be made Sunday when Worcester's Roman Catholic Bishop Robert J. McManus joins Metropolitan Methodios of Boston and clergy of the city's Greek Orthodox Church in celebrating the Easter Agape Service at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral on Russell Street.
Author Nikos Dimou announced on Friday he was resigning as a member of To Potami, the centrist party led by journalist Stavros Theodorakis, after causing controversy with his public questioning of the belief that the Holy Fire brought from Jerusalem to Greece on Easter Saturday is the result of a miracle.
Unable to pay their rent and turned down for public housing, Yafit Krisi and her husband gathered their four children and moved into a tent outside the city hall in Ashkelon, on Israel's Mediterranean coast.
The Thursday before Easter is a day rich in deep, often poignant events. These include Jesus' last supper with his disciples, at which he instituted the sacrament and washed his disciples' feet; his prayer and agony in the Garden of Gethsemane; his betrayal by Judas and abandonment by the other disciples; and his arrest, cynical examination, and ... (more)
Faith groups such as the Eastern Orthodox Church, Hindus, Muslims, and Protestants together filed an amicus brief last week in support of tax-exempt housing allowances for ministers.
In a rare occurrence, Easter this year falls on the same day for Roman Catholics and the Orthodox Christians who adhere to the Russian, Greek and other "eastern" churches.
In an apparent attempt to gain Coptic Christian political support, the two leading Egyptian presidential candidates will attend the Easter vigil liturgy celebrated by Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria.
Dating Easter is confusing, it's based on out-dated calendars, ancient ties with Judaism and a big meeting of bishops in the 3rd century: better strap in.
A riot ensued in Jerusalem on Wednesday this week after visitors entered the religious compound known to the Jews as the Temple Mount, the holiest place in Judaism.
The usually bombastic Liberman is trying to create a softer and more statesman-like image after returning to the cabinet following acquittal on fraud and corruption charges.
This undated photo shows an array of olives in a shop in the neighborhood of Karakoy in Istanbul, Turkey.
Greek Cypriots have been authorised to hold a Good Friday mass at a church in the Turkish-held town of Famagusta on divided Cyprus for the first time in decades.
A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter on a tiny eastern Ohio village's municipal building.
For decades, no one took an interest in the seven letters, handwritten in Polish and kept in the home of Priva and Jacob Bendet.
Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, 528 North Fourth St., Steubenville, will join other Christians worldwide in the observance of Holy Week this week.