Lent : Fast Food Restaurants Target Catholics
Red Robin is hoping to lure Catholics who are abstaining from meat during Lent by presenting its latest seafood menu -- even inviting Pope Francis to lunch. And other fast food restaurants are jumping on the Lent wagon as well. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc., based in Greenwood Village, Colorado ,
'Ash and Dash' Puts Ash Wednesday in the Express Lane
Early this morning in the parking lot of Islands Shopping Center, near Ace Hardware, the Rev. Bruce Fehr of St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church in Savannah, Georgia , placed ashes on the foreheads of 52 people who didn't even have to leave their vehicles. "It was cold, by our standards,"
Top 6 Destinations for Easter and Holy Week
Easter is fast-approaching, and leading up to the springtime holiday is Holy Week, which, in Roman Catholic tradition, is the last week of Lent, taking place right before Easter (which falls on Sunday, April 20 this year). Parades, processions, traditional celebrations, lively festivities, marching
6 Mardi Gras Treats From Around the World
It's not called "Fat Tuesday" for nothing. Millions of people will be celebrating Mardi Gras today and, in turn, eating foods inspired from around the globe. Traditionally, Mardi Gras -- a direct translation from French meaning "Fat Tuesday" -- refers to the last night practicing Christians can
Cloth Some Believe Jesus Was Buried in Makes Rare TV Appearance
The Shroud of Turin made a rare television appearance today amid new research that claims to have dated the burial cloth to the time of Jesus Christ’s death. An image of a man impressed into the cloth, showing wounds similar to the ones Jesus died...
Roundtable II: On the Radar
One more quick round on the roundtable on the stories that may have been overlooked this week or something to watch for in the next week. Let me start with paul gigot of "the wall street journal." This week the supreme court rejected a challenge 5-4 from the left to the foreign wiretap surveillance
From Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo, The Pope's Digs
Pope Benedict XVI’s eight year residency at the Vatican comes to a close this week, and with his historic retirement, the pontiff will leave his residence at the Vatican. In retirement, he will still reside on Vatican grounds, but in a former nunnery that is...
Pope Benedict XVI Resigns Due to Health
The leader of the Catholic Church has announced he will resign after February 28, 2013.
Pope Benedict to Resign, Cites Health Concerns
A centuries old tradition has been shattered by a surprise. Pope benedict, chosen to be pope for life,ay announced he will resign, citing his failing strength and health. And the toll of his seven years, nine months and 24 days as pope etched on his face. There he was, as we saw him on day one. And
World News 2/11: Pope Benedict to Resign, Cites Health Concerns
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