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  • Art exhibit draws ire of Philippine Catholics

    Former Philippine first lady and art patron Imelda Marcos on Monday joined Roman Catholic leaders in denouncing an art installation that combines religious symbols with phallic objects.

  • 'Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus' in Philadelphia

    A new exhibit coming to the Philadelphia Museum of Art takes a fresh look at religious paintings, drawings and prints by one of history's most revered artists.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Almost Christian'

    It's the only academic book I've read that nearly brought me to tears. "Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church" is at once a complex and emotional story. Its contents are often hard to grasp, but when you do get them, they grab you hard — as if you're in the grip of a mighty wrestler's headlock.

  • Andrew Rannells (center) performs in "The Book of Mormon" at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York. The show won nine Tony Awards in June, including Best Musical, and remains the hottest ticket on Broadway. Between the stage and politics this year, Mormons are "becoming stronger, not necessarily in their numbers but in their visibility," said Jan Shipps, the pre-eminent non-Mormon expert on the church. (Associated Press)

    From Broadway to the Beltway, Mormons in the spotlight

    It's not exactly hip to be Mormon, but you wouldn't call them square, either. At least not right now.

  • **FILE** Jim Caviezel (Associated Press)

    'Passion' actor: Role killed my career (From the Daily Caller)

    Jim Caviezel, who played Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," says his acting career has suffered since the movie's 2004 release, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

  • With a backdrop of a portrait of China's late communist leader Mao Zedong, center, a Chinese paramilitary policeman, right, stands still while another yawns while marching, in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Friday, June 4, 2010. Chinese authorities tightened security on the vast square during the anniversary of the deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protestors, which was marked Friday. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    DECKER: China's Diocletian

    Easter is a dangerous time to be a Christian in communist China. Holy Week - which commemorates the arrest, torture, crucifixion and eventual resurrection of Jesus Christ - witnessed an increase in government-directed violence and persecution against followers of Jesus. China's Communist Party cracks down on believers because trust in an all-powerful God undermines blind allegiance to the idea of an all-powerful state.

  • Karl Marx

    PRUDEN: China's Easter offensive against the churches

    The International Monetary Fund says the "Age of America" will end in the ash heap of history in 2016, give or take a year or so, to be replaced by the "Age of China."

  • Mr. Obama jokes around with the Easter Bunny after the balcony microphone stopped working.

    EDITORIAL: Obama to Christians: Forget you

    President Obama delivered official messages for Passover, Ramadan and Diwali. But for Easter? Not so much. The White House came under fire this week for neglecting to issue official statements for either Easter or Good Friday, though Mr. Obama did take time Friday to address Earth Day, a celebration observed by tens of thousands of pagan worshippers of the earth goddess Gaia.

  • Rebecca Hagelin

    HAGELIN: Easter more than bunnies and eggs

    Most of us still know, down deep, that Easter is about something religious. With our candy rush and all, however, it's sometimes hard to remember exactly what it's all about.

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