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New Rochelle Woman Loses Husband, Only Son To Coronavirus [Video]

New Rochelle Woman Loses Husband, Only Son To Coronavirus

A terrible loss for a New Rochelle woman is being felt deeply in her entire community. The pandemic claimed her husband on Good Friday, then her only son died just before Mother's Day; CBS2's Tony..

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team ky 4.15.20

team ky 4.15.20

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First Responders In Arlington Spend Part Of Easter Weekend Rescuing Trapped Ducklings [Video]

First Responders In Arlington Spend Part Of Easter Weekend Rescuing Trapped Ducklings

Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson tweeted out pictures on Good Friday showing a team effort by civil servants to help rescue a group of ducklings. Katie Johnston reports.

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Catholic devotees in the Philippines defy COVID-19 lockdown to carry Jesus Christ statue through streets [Video]

Catholic devotees in the Philippines defy COVID-19 lockdown to carry Jesus Christ statue through streets

Catholic devotees defied the coronavirus lockdown to hold a Black Nazarene procession in Manila, the Philippines.

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Drive-thru communion [Video]

Drive-thru communion

Drive-thru communion new way to interact for church during pandemic

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A holiday crawfish tradition lives on in New Orleans [Video]

A holiday crawfish tradition lives on in New Orleans

This Good Friday, Bevi Seafood Co expects to go through about 6,000 pounds of crawfish, a New Orleans Holy Week staple, even as the state faces the threat of the coronavirus. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Empty churches, online services mark Easter during coronavirus [Video]

Empty churches, online services mark Easter during coronavirus

Political leaders and health experts urged Americans celebrating Good Friday and the Easter weekend to avoid church gatherings and observe the holidays at home to stem the spread of the coronavirus...

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Grey windy day in Newfoundland [Video]

Grey windy day in Newfoundland

Winds were blowing and waves rolled in on Good Friday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: 917 UK deaths recorded on Good Friday [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: 917 UK deaths recorded on Good Friday

A total of 9,875 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Friday.

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A spring snow covers everything in New Brunswick [Video]

A spring snow covers everything in New Brunswick

Waking up to spring snow on Good Friday

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Spring snow surprises some residents [Video]

Spring snow surprises some residents

Waking up to a snow-covered yard on Good Friday.

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Coronavirus Update: Timothy Cardinal Dolan Preaches Hope In Dark Times For Good Friday [Video]

Coronavirus Update: Timothy Cardinal Dolan Preaches Hope In Dark Times For Good Friday

In these troubling times, so many are looking for reassurance. On Good Friday, CBS2's Dick Brennan spoke with Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York.

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KCK church offers drive-thru prayer on Good Friday [Video]

KCK church offers drive-thru prayer on Good Friday

"Church is really in our hearts. We don't need four walls to determine our worship unto the Lord," said the Rev. A. Glenn Brady, senior pastor at New Bethel Church.

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Light Of Life Mission Prepares Meals For 500 People [Video]

Light Of Life Mission Prepares Meals For 500 People

The Light of Life Mission is giving back on Good Friday by preparing dinner for nearly 500 people; KDKA's Lisa Washington reports.

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Reporter Update: Light Of Life Mission Prepares Meals For 500 People [Video]

Reporter Update: Light Of Life Mission Prepares Meals For 500 People

The Light of Life Mission is giving back on Good Friday by preparing dinner for nearly 500 people; KDKA's Lisa Washington reports.

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The faithful gather at Biloxi Nativity BVM Cathedral and online to observe Stations of the Cross [Video]

The faithful gather at Biloxi Nativity BVM Cathedral and online to observe Stations of the Cross

The annual Stations of the Cross had limited attendance this year due to COVID-19 gathering guidelines, but News 25’s Toni Miles takes us behind the scenes as the faithful observed this..

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Web Extra: Timothy Cardinal Dolan Extended Good Friday Interview [Video]

Web Extra: Timothy Cardinal Dolan Extended Good Friday Interview

In a wide-ranging interview, CBS2's Dick Brennan spoke with His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan about faith amid the coronavirus pandemic. They spoke on Good Friday.

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Good Friday prayers held online as churches stay shut due to lockdown [Video]

Good Friday prayers held online as churches stay shut due to lockdown

Churches across India remained shut on Good Friday as the nation is under lockdown. Good Friday prayers were live-streamed online as churches were seen empty. Visuals from Mumbai, Kerala and other..

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Philippines devotees self-flagellate and pray on Good Friday [Video]

Philippines devotees self-flagellate and pray on Good Friday

Catholic devotees flagellated themselves and prayed outside of closed churches in Manila on early on Friday as part of their annual penitence for Lent.

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UK weather forecast: Hottest day of the year so far expected this week

Wednesday forecast to surpass the 26C recorded in Cornwall on Good Friday
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On Wednesday the temperature in London and the South East could surpass the 26C recorded in Treknow, Cornwall, on Good Friday.
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Watch Pope Francis' full Good Friday Mass at St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Good Friday at an empty St. Peter’s Basilica as the coronavirus pandemic kept Christians home.
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Online clothes shopping surged 107% on Good Friday

Online shoppers spent 107% more than normal on clothing on Good Friday, marking the biggest increase during the coronavirus pandemic, research has found.
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Tory councillor in hot cross bun swastika row

Usually a hot cross bun is embossed with a cross, to symbolise Christianity. English folklore says that buns baked and served on Good Friday will not spoil or grow mouldy during the subsequent year...
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Vatican congregation to send ventilators to Syria and Holy Land

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- A Vatican Congregation has announced that it is sending medical supplies to Syria and the Holy Land as the coronavirus spreads across the Middle..
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Virginia bishops criticize governor for signing abortion measure on Good Friday (Arlington Catholic Herald)

“The legislation repeals health and safety protections at abortion facilities, allows nonphysicians to perform first-trimester abortions and removes essential informed consent requirements, including..
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One Year After The Fire, A French Priest’s Tribute To Notre-Dame

By Courtney Mares For Fr. Pierre Amar, Notre-Dame de Paris has always been a masterpiece, “the very example of supreme beauty,” but now the Marian cathedral is also “a great burnt..
Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •CNA

Ex-MP's husband dies with coronavirus after twice testing negative

ex-mp's husband dies with coronavirus after twice testing negative
Betty Williams’ husband Evan died on Good Friday after a fortnight in hospital. He twice tested negative for Covid-19 but tested positive the day before his death
Wales Online - Published

Rutherglen police praise residents for staying indoors over Easter weekend

rutherglen police praise residents for staying indoors over easter weekend
Cops were spotted at the likes of Cambuslang Park on Good Friday and over the weekend.
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Ex-school caretaker with 'laugh to brighten up anybody’s day' dies from COVID-19

ex-school caretaker with 'laugh to brighten up anybody’s day' dies from covid-19
Colin Townsend was taken ill two weeks ago and died from COVID-19 on Good Friday
Sutton Coldfield Observer - Published Also reported by •Tamworth Herald

Six Gloucester men raise over £1,000 for NHS by shaving heads

six gloucester men raise over £1,000 for nhs by shaving heads
They braved the shave on Good Friday
Gloucester Citizen - Published Also reported by •Stroud LifeGloucestershire Echo

Bishop blesses entire diocese from helicopter

Bishop Daniel Jenky took to the skies via a helicopter on Good Friday to offer a blessing to the entire Diocese of Peoria The post Bishop blesses entire diocese from helicopter appeared first on..
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Parents of three boys both die in less than a year

parents of three boys both die in less than a year
Robert Holmes was killed in a crash on Good Friday just eight months after his partner Sioned Evans died at Pontins holiday park
Wales Online - Published

South Africa: Murder Case Opened After Alexandra Man Allegedly Assaulted By SANDF

[News24Wire] Police in Alexandra are investigating a case of murder following the death an Alexandra man, 40, after he was allegedly assaulted by members of the South African National Defence Force..
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Coronavirus: Family's relief as Belfast lawyer Niall Murphy leaves intensive care after fortnight

coronavirus: family's relief as belfast lawyer niall murphy  leaves intensive care after fortnight
A high-profile Belfast solicitor who was released on Good Friday from intensive care - where he was being treated for more than two weeks after contracting the coronavirus - remains very weak.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Cardinal Nichols opts for spiritual communion on Good Friday (Independent Catholic News)

During a livestreamed Good Friday service, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster declined to consume the Eucharist, explaining that in solidarity with the many Catholics unable to receive Communion..
Catholic Culture - Published

Kentucky Enforces Mandatory Quarantine For Easter Churchgoers

kentucky enforces mandatory quarantine for easter churchgoers
Watch VideoThe governor of Kentucky is enforcing a mandatory quarantine for anyone who attends a mass gathering on Easter Sunday, in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus. On Good Friday..
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Easter Special: Sara Ali Khan channels her inner beauty, Kartik Aaryan becomes a bunny!

Several Bollywood celebrities on Sunday took to social media to extend their best wishes to their fans and friends on the occasion of Easter. Actors including Karisma Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, and..
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Fears for missing Cheltenham man Billy Teasdale, 19

He was last seen in Princess Elizabeth Way on Good Friday and Gloucestershire police are concerned for his welfare
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Virginia bishops condemn Good Friday signing of abortion bill

CNA Staff, Apr 11, 2020 / 02:20 pm (CNA).- Virginia’s Catholic bishops lamented a decision by the state’s governor to sign abortion legislation passed in the Virginia legislature earlier this year...
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Beauty, drama and pinpoint silence: Easter Triduum memories from Rome

Rome, Italy, Apr 11, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Easter Triduum is looking very different for Catholics around the world, who will be praying from home and..
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Pope leads Good Friday service in St. Peter's Basilica; papal preacher reflects on CO19 (Vatican News)

On Good Friday, Pope Francis led the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica (video, booklet). Father Raniero Cantalamessa, OFMCap., the Preacher of the Papal Household since..
Catholic Culture - Published

Attempted murder probe after man shot brings police to Somerset town

attempted murder probe after man shot brings police to somerset town
Police were spotted in a Somerset town on Good Friday (April 10)
Blackmore Vale - Published Also reported by •Western GazetteWestern Daily PressFrome StandardCentral Somerset GazetteCheddar Valley GazetteSomerset GuardianShepton Mallet JournalWells Journal

Massive queues as Brummies come out in force to save their chippies

massive queues as brummies come out in force to save their chippies
There were 75-yard queues at some of Brum's best chippies as the public came out to support their local fish bars on Good Friday
Tamworth Herald - Published

Coronavirus lockdown: pictures show Brighton on Good Friday

SHOPPERS hoping to stock up on supplies for the Easter weekend were careful to abide by social distancing rules yesterday.
The Argus - Published

On Good Friday, Pope hears sorrows of prisoners and victims

Pope Francis presided at a "Way of the Cross" service held in an empty St. Peter's Square on Friday because of the coronavirus outbreak and listened as both prisoners and their victims recounted their..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Closures unlikely as Perth beachgoers stick to social distancing while temperatures soar

Beaches will likely stay open across the Perth coastline after police praised the behaviour of swimmers who packed the coast on Good Friday.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age

At Via Crucis, Pope Francis prays for those serving the suffering

Vatican City, Apr 10, 2020 / 03:50 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis prayed for those who are serving the suffering as he presided at the Stations of the Cross in a deserted St. Peter’s Square on Good Friday..
CNA - Published

'I am close to the People of God': Pope startles host with call on live TV

Vatican City, Apr 10, 2020 / 01:20 pm (CNA).- “I am close, I am close to you all,” Pope Francis said on Good Friday, making a surprise call-in to a live Italian television program. “Good..
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Surprise Good Friday gift delights hospice staff

STAFF at St Michael's Hospice, Hereford, were delighted by a surprise gift on Good Friday morning.
Hereford Times - Published

Gomez, and Catholics across the US, look to the Sacred Heart in Good Friday litany

Denver, Colo., Apr 10, 2020 / 12:46 pm (CNA).- Isolated in their homes on a Good Friday unlike any other, Catholics across America tuned in April 10 for a litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, led by..
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The cross has changed the meaning of suffering, says papal preacher on Good Friday

Through his death on the cross, Jesus has redeemed all human pain, including the suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa said The post The cross has changed the meaning..
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Faithful mark Good Friday away from churches amid coronavirus concerns

On Good Friday in Jerusalem, only a handful of Franciscan friars walked along the Via Dolorosa, which was empty of pilgrims who normally take part in the procession to mark the journey that Christians..
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