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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