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  1. Dogs go to heaven? Don't believe itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  2. Dogs in heaven? Depends who you askRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  3. Lent: A Season of HopeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Catholic.net

    ... the flow and make it all about presents. The authenticity of Lent however is thankfully still preserved. From Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday we are able to joyfully witness our Catholic Faith while meditating on the value of suffering and detachment ...

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  4. 15 Side Effects Of Getting Back From Study AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Switched

    ... celebrations culminating on Fat Tuesday before the start of the Catholic season of Lent which begins on Ash Wednesday. Hot air balloons take off in the Swiss Alps resort of Chateau d'Oex on January 2012 during the 34th International Balloon ...

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  5. Pope: Modern slavery 'worse and worse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  6. Mardi Gras Fast FactsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | KBMT

    Here's a look at what you need to know about Mardi Gras, a celebration held the day before the fasting season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Carnival is celebrated in countries with large Roman Catholic populations.

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  7. Lent Fast FactsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | KBMT

    Here's a look at what you need to know about Lent, a season of prayer and penance in the Christian church and a period of preparation for the Easter season. In the Western church, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, six and a half weeks before Easter, and ends at midnight on Easter Saturday.

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  8. Easter & Holy Week Fast FactsRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | KBMT

    ... and clothing were laid in his path. In some churches, the palms are saved and burnt into ashes to be used on Ash Wednesday of the next year. Good Friday April 3, 2015 - For Christians, it is a day of mourning and penance. Good Friday marks the day ...

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  9. Start Your Carnival Preparations NowRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | PR Log

    ... one of the best places to buy feathers for carnival costumes and decoration. Most of the carnivals end before Ash Wednesday that is falling on 18th February 2015. Ash Wednesday is the first day of lent period. Lent is the 40 day period of fasting ...

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  10. Pope to visit the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  11. The True Meaning of SacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... inconvenience or sorrow. Lent was a time to firmly implant the idea of sacrifice into our minds and hearts. On Ash Wednesday, everyone made his or her "official" announcement about what he or she was going to "give up" for Lent. The 5-cent cartons ...

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  12. Germany Voted as the Best Country in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | International Business Times

    Carnival revellers pose for a picture as they attend the start of the carnival season in Cologne November 11, 2014. In many parts of Germany, at 11:11am on November 11, people mark the official start of carnival, a season of controlled raucous fun that reaches a climax during the days before Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent.

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  13. 35 Festivals Around the World You Don't Want to MissRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Lifehack.org

    ... king cake parties. The festivities are concentrated in the two weeks leading up to Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. This festival is held in the municipality of Tultepec, where about half of Mexico's fireworks are produced. It began in the ...

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  14. Why I am Giving up Facebook for LentRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Catholic.net

    ... more deeply what it is that I should be doing, or not doing, for Lent - for God. This year was no different; Ash Wednesday loomed on the calendar and I began asking, What will it be this year, Lord? Let me know, please, and I will obey. At this ...

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  15. Fasting and Church TeachingRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Catholic.net

    ... so let's look at what the Church's official documents say regarding the practice of fast and abstinence on Ash Wednesday. 1) The Church's laws regarding fast and abstinence today are very mild. As such, they are minimums. One can go beyond what they ...

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  16. AllRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Iceland Review

    ... celebrated in the Nordic countries at this time of year. Hence, it's much more of an Icelandic tradition than Ash Wednesday , which I've called Iceland's answer to Halloween. As stated on Wikipedia , many scholars argue that All Hallows' Eve is a ...

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  17. Pope pushes back at creationistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ... 1 comment

  18. Dismissed Bend priest files complaint against Diocese of BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Bend Bulletin

    ... according to the complaint, "when Bishop Cary gets through with Father Radloff, he won't be allowed to perform Ash Wednesday mass at a mini-mart." Bill Buchanan, a Bend attorney representing Radloff, said given the conditions placed on him by Cary ...

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  19. Sutter: A dangerous flip-flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | CNN

    ... to Rome on April 3. The Pope blesses the altar at Rome's Santa Sabina church as he celebrates Mass on March 5, Ash Wednesday. Daniele De Sanctis, a 19-month-old child dressed up as a pope, is handed to Francis as the pontiff is driven through the ...

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  20. Similarities and Vital Distinctions Between Judaism and ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Buzzle.com

    ... Jesus), Good Friday (death of Jesus), Sunday (day of rest), Easter (resurrection of Jesus), Lent (time between Ash Wednesday and Easter), saints' feast days : Rosh Hashanah (beginning of the calendar year), Sukkot (celebration of harvest), Simchat ...

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