Tag: Easter

President Barack Obama, joined by the Easter Bunny, greets members of the audience on the South Lawn at the White House Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll which features live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, and Easter egg rolling. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

New York Times’ WH Correspondent Slams Trump for Gold-Colored Easter Egg, Later Finds Obama Had One Too

With her bias on full display, New York Times White House correspondent Julie Davis jumped to Twitter to slam President Donald Trump for the audacity of planning a gold-colored Easter egg for this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll. But it wasn’t long before her outrage turned to sheepish apologies when she found Obama also had a gold-colored egg, and just last year at that.

Indiana Town: No More Good Friday

As Christmas season begins for countless millions of Christians in America and across the globe, Bloomington, Indiana, announced that it will no longer recognize Good Friday because doing so is insensitive to others.

Chris Pratt Builds Giant Cross on Easter Sunday

Chris Pratt erected a giant cross on Easter Sunday and posted a step-by-step instructional guide to his process on Instagram. The 36-year-old actor, who’s currently filming Guardians of the Galaxy 2, spent the holiday getting his hands dirty while setting up

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College Student Pays off Grandparents’ Mortgage

A San Jacinto, Texas college student spent many years eating microwave pizza at home so he could save enough money to surprise his grandparents on Easter by presenting them with a $15,000 check to help them pay off the remaining mortgage on their home.

Old Monterey cross (Karol Kyno / Facebook)

Monterey State Beach Cross Resurrected

A wooden cross that stood on Monterey State Beach until it was vandalized in 2009 has been mysteriously replaced with a steel version, reports local news site KSBW.com. The new cross was spotted on the beach just before Easter.

The town of Ajaltoun is seen behind a cross standing at the Christian Maronite church of Saint Elias, near the town of Zouk Mosbeh located north east of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on December 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BAZ / AFP / PATRICK BAZ (Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)

The Easter Story

This is the story of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which Christians refer to as Easter Sunday, and the centrality of this belief to the Christian faith. This is the account from the Apostle Matthew, and as explained by the

12 U.S. College Printers Spew Anti-Semitic Hate Fliers in Suspected Hack

Just days before Easter, anti-Semitism reared its ugly head again — this time in filth-filled fliers that suddenly showed up in campus printers at a dozen universities across the country. “White Man are you sick and tired of The Jews,” the hateful message begins on the single-page missive that is adorned with swastikas and includes the web address for a neo-Nazi group.

Easter Egg Gun (David Blackwell / Flickr / Creative Commons)

Sacramento Easter Egg Hunt grows Violent

On Saturday, an Easter Egg Hunt in Sacramento that was attempting to become the world’s largest prompted parents to push other children aside as they maneuvered to grab the hidden eggs and prizes for their own children.

Pope Francis: More Christian Martyrs Today Than in First Centuries

Continuing his string of appeals calling attention to the plight of persecuted Christians throughout the world, Pope Francis employed forceful language Monday in his midday address to the pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square, decrying violence against Christians and exhorting the international community not to stand by without taking meaningful action.

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The Left’s Tired War on Easter

“Jesus is a MYTH” blasted the Daily Mail on Good Friday, right in time for the celebration of Christians’ most sacred feast, Easter. Just last November, the same publication was reporting that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and had children by her.

Photo Gallery: Spanish town marks Holy Week colorfully

IZNAJAR, Spain (AP) — Iznajar is a small village of whitewashed buildings and steep cobbled streets in the southern province of Cordoba that takes Holy Week very seriously. The town — population of around 4,700 — commemorates the passion of

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SNL’s Jost Tells Jews ‘Nice Try’ for Easter

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Colin Jost remarked “nice try” to Jews regarding Easter during the “Weekend Update” segment. “Tomorrow is Easter Sunday, so to all you Christians out there: Happy Easter. And to the Jews: Nice try” he stated.