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by | Apr 10, 2020

Good Friday is the day Christians commemorate the execution of Jesus the Christ by a particularly brutal means. It’s the reason we still have the cross as a widespread symbol, long after that method of capital punishment has been outlawed…

by | Apr 10, 2020

One of my favorite annual rituals for Holy Week is the Via Crucis — the Way of the Cross. Held at the Roman Colosseum, where early Christians were fed to lions by pagan Romans, the pope presides over a recitation…

by | Mar 30, 2018

Last Friday morning, the small towns of Carcassonne and Trèbes in southern France were terrorized for several hours. The terror started when a local criminal hijacked a car in Carcassonne, killing the driver. He then began shooting at off-duty police…

by | Apr 14, 2017

On Good Friday, Jesus of Nazareth’s struggle is seen in his beating and manhandling by Roman soldiers; in his long, stumbling march to the cross; and in the very public, painful, lengthy execution that was crucifixion. Yet Jesus underwent another…

by | Apr 2, 2010

We interrupt all otherwise necessary talk of political revenge for and repeal of Obamasnare medicine because of an even more traumatic event that happened 1,980 years ago, give or take a year or three. A man back then who was suffering and…

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