Good Friday is a solemn day for Christians. They day observes the betrayal, crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. It always falls on the Friday before Easter.


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Holy Thursday celebrates the Last Supper, when Jesus had his last meal with his disciples. Learn more about its history and meaning.

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Cardinal Edward Egan, the former Archbishop of New York, has died at the age of 82 after going into cardiac arrest in New York City.

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Lent is the 40-day period of fasting and doing good works before Jesus’ Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here is some insight into the season.

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On Ash Wednesday, the religious put up selfies with ashes on their foreheads to show they have started their Lenten journeys.

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The Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, and the same fasting rules apply that day as would apply on Fridays in Lent.

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Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, falls on February 18. Heavy spoke to Seminarian John Wachowicz about its origin, meaning and observance.

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Wondering what you should give up for Lent this year? Here are some popular choices, along with advice on how to stick with your plan.

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When is Mardi Gras 2015? Also known as “Fat Tuesday” in English, Mardi Gras is the big party day before Christians begin Lent. It’s biggest in New Orleans.

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The Sisterhood is the Lifetime reality show that takes us inside three convents as five young women decide if they can travel on the path to becoming Catholic nuns.

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Easter Sunday is the most important day of the year on the Christian calendar. Here’s a look at its historical origins and the modern-day celebration.

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Good Friday is the holy day before Easter when the faithful remember the death of Jesus. It is a day of reflection marked by fasting and abstinence.

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Make Easter egg decorating fun and interesting with these five simple ideas.

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Holy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper that Jesus Christ had with his disciples. Christians celebrate this Holy Day with mass and ceremonial washing of the feet.

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Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week, the week before Easter. Here is what you need to know about the holiday.

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Logan Lerman plays Noah’s son in the epic film out on March 28. The 22-year-old has already been in multiple blockbusters.

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