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    Darkness fell across the land, and the man they thought would be their savior cried out in a loud voice, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Soon afterward, he took his last breath.

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    Pope Francis centered his daily homily on the topic of temptation, observing that it has a specific structure, and encouraging attendees to learn from scripture how to fight the devil.

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    Whether it's Catholic clergy on both sides of the Atlantic or an evangelical preacher building a gated manse in North Carolina, pastoral housing is getting closer scrutiny, with some clerics deciding to repent of an 'Architectural Digest' appearance.

  • Saint Joseph the model for educators, Pope teaches

    Marking the feast of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Virgin Mary, Pope Francis called the saint a role model for all fathers and educators during his General Audience this Wednesday at the Vatican.

  • Pope prays that youth will respond freely to vocational call

    In his daily homily Pope Francis said many youth are too attached to worldly things to answer God's call, and encouraged prayers for them to "empty" themselves in order to respond with generosity.

  • This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Diogo Morgado in a scene from "Son of God." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Casey Crafford)

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'Son of God'

    Just about everybody in "Son of God" is looking good. As portrayed by Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado, Jesus looks like a surfer-dude sibling of Ashton Kutcher.

  • Penguins, dressed in Santa Claus and Christmas tree costumes, parade through spectators during a Christmas event at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea as over half the population are Christians. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    SIMMONS: A season to be jolly all around the world

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  • Actors reenact Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday, in Gauhati, India, Friday, April 2, 2010. Good Friday is observed as a day of mourning in memory of the crucifixion of Christ. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

    EDITORIAL: The Passion

    The chief priests and scribes stood and vehemently accused Him. And Herod with his men of war set Him at nought, and mocked Him, and arrayed Him in a gorgeous robe, and sent Him again to Pilate. The same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.

  • Christian worshippers carry a cross toward the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed by many to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Christians mark Jesus' crucifixion on Good Friday

    Hundreds of Christians streamed through the cobblestone alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, hoisting wooden crosses and chanting prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus.

  • KELLNER: An intimate look at the man behind Jews for Jesus

    Moishe Rosen led a career of preaching the message of Jesus that made an impact on his generation and far beyond. His Jews for Jesus organization says it "exists to make the messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to our Jewish people worldwide."

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: End war on Jesus

    We often hear about the "war on Christmas" and efforts to erase all references to Jesus from our culture. This determination increases each year, and children in the future may lose all knowledge of the true meaning of Christmas.

  • Excerpts from the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's 2009 autobiography, 'As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen'

    These are excerpts from the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's 2009 autobiography, "As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen."

  • In a Wednesday, May 2, 2012 photo Atif Zarka, 64, a volunteer Aramaic teacher's assistant holds a copy of the Gospel of Luke in Aramaic script in the Arab village of Jish, northern Israel. Jish is one of two villages in the Holy Land's tiny Christian community that are teaching Aramaic to their children in an ambitious effort to preserve the language that Jesus spoke, centuries after it all but disappeared from the modern Middle East. (AP Photo/Diaa Hadid)

    Schools try to revive Aramaic

    Two villages in the Holy Land's tiny Christian community are teaching Aramaic in an ambitious effort to revive the language that Jesus spoke, centuries after it all but disappeared from the Middle East.

  • The real da Vinci code: Louvre unlocks last work

    An intense and controversial restoration of the last great work by Leonardo da Vinci goes before the public Thursday at the Louvre Museum, revealing "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne" in the full panoply of hues and detail painted by the Renaissance master 500 years ago.

  • Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl makes his way down the center isle at the beginning of Christmas Mass held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Christmas Day, Washington, D.C., Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Wuerl: Christmas is a day to realize 'There's more to life'

    The archbishop of Washington encouraged Catholics this Christmas to renew their faith and remain mindful of God's presence in their lives.

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