Stories tagged: Jesus
Sun., April 16, 2017, 2 a.m.
Stephy Nobles-Beans: Remember who and what we honor on Resurrection Sunday
Billions of dollars are spent to celebrate Easter. Nearly 90 percent of Americans will buy Easter candy this year. More than 60 percent will buy Easter gifts. Almost 40 percent …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Pope attends Good Friday service recalling Jesus’ suffering
Pope Francis prostrated himself in prayer during a solemn Good Friday service in St. Peter’s Basilica to recall the crucifixion of Jesus. His quiet reflection came hours before he was …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Jesus’ restored tomb is unveiled, well in time for Easter
Renovations at Christianity’s holiest site – carried out over the past nine months – were finally unveiled Wednesday in a ceremony that brought together rival Christian denominations and ushered in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Historic restoration of Jesus’ burial shrine completed
Just in time for Easter, a Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule, the shrine that tradition says houses the cave where Jesus was buried and …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Archaeological discoveries in the Holy Land could provide clues on how Jesus lived
When a revamped highway into Jerusalem fully opens in coming months, it will be just the latest makeover of a road that has served Holy Land travelers for centuries.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 4 a.m.
Jesus’ birth shows God’s commitment to the poor
What a party! For Christians it seems like, on Christmas, nearly the whole world is celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Many people decorate trees, put …
Fri., March 25, 2016
Faith and Values: To embrace our humanness is to begin resurrection
Traditional interpretations aside, I suggest their common human suffering and human hope bonded Jesus and the second thief in ways we may often just miss. Further, I suggest Jesus’ promise …
Thu., Dec. 25, 2014, 12:55 p.m.
Jesus stolen from Capitol nativity scene - again
State officials say baby Jesus is missing from the nativity scene outside the Washington state Capitol.
Sun., March 31, 2013
Interactive tour shares powerful scenes of Jesus’ life
Al Shrock doesn’t watch the scene before him any longer. Instead he stands in the corner, engineers the hydraulics and surveys the crowd as they step into Golgotha. Roman soldiers …
Sat., March 30, 2013
For Christians, love stronger than death
I have this ridiculous picture in my head of three small groups of people verbally dueling outside of Jesus’ tomb. One side: “You have to believe in the resurrection of …