Pope Francis salutes a child after leading the Easter Mass in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
April 01, 2018 - 7:01 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis in his Easter Sunday message called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, "beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria," and extending to the entire Middle East, the Korean peninsula and parts of Africa...
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Pope Francis walks with the pastoral staff as he arrives to celebrates the Easter mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 1, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
April 01, 2018 - 4:25 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands of faithful have undergone heavy security checks to enter St. Peter's Square to participate in Easter Sunday Mass celebrated by Pope Francis. Francis opened Easter festivities with a Tweet to his global flock: "Our faith is born on Easter morning: Jesus is...
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Pope Francis holds a candle as he presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
March 31, 2018 - 3:03 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating the solemn Easter Vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, during which he will baptize eight adults into the Catholic faith, including a Nigerian migrant-turned-hero. Francis processed in silence down the darkened central aisle of the basilica, led...
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Pope Francis washes the feet of inmates during his visit to the Regina Coeli detention center in Rome, Thursday, March 29, 2018, where he celebrated the "Missa in Coena Domini". Pope Francis visit to a prison on Holy Thursday to wash the feet of some inmates, stresses in a pre-Easter ritual that a pope must serve society's marginalized and give them hope. (Vatican Media via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 1:39 pm
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis urged inmates at a Rome prison on Thursday to never let their hopes be clouded like cataracts cloud the eyes — and revealed that he suffers from the condition and has to have surgery for it next year. Francis, 81, disclosed the news as he bid farewell to inmates and staff...
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March 23, 2018 - 12:10 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorker's wishing to attend the open house Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hosting at the Executive Mansion on Easter weekend can register online for tickets. The Democrat's office says the third annual Easter egg hunt at the governor's Albany residence will be held March 31 during the...
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Allan Harris
April 16, 2017 - 5:27 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Tens of thousands of faithful are braving heavy security checks for a place in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican as Pope Francis celebrates Easter Sunday Mass. Many more tourists, pilgrims and Romans are flocking to the cobblestone square, decorated with colorful spring flowers...
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Mike Baggerman
April 14, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Broadway Market in Buffalo continues to prepare for Easter Sunday and will be no shortage of shoppers in Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore area this weekend. Plenty of live music plus butter lambs, pierogi's, sausages, and more, will be at Broadway Market for the busiest time of...
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Tim Wenger
April 01, 2017 - 8:19 am
Buffalo, NY – If it's April, it must be Easter season at the Broadway Market! Mayor Byron W. Brown and Father Michael Czyzewski and others kicked off the annual Easter Festival season at the Broadway Market with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, followed by a traditional dance routine performed by the...
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