Hanukkah, the festival of lights, begins tonight. Here’s what you need to know about lighting the menorah, the blessings that are said and the holiday’s history.


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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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An avowed atheist has been arrested in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on charges of shooting three Muslim students in the head.

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Check out all the info on when Ash Wednesday 2015 is, aka the first day of Lent, and the date.

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Check out all the info on Lent, the dates of when it starts and ends, as well as how long until it’s over.

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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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A Christian mother in Cordova, Tennessee is upset that her child’s school bus has tail lights that look like Pagan pentagrams and that Satan might be involved.

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Charlie Hebdo isn’t changing for anybody.

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Was Jesus born on Christmas? If not, why was December 25 chosen as Jesus’ birthday? Did it have to do with the pagan holiday Saturnalia and the winter solstice?

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Calvin Peters was shot dead by the NYPD after stabbing a yeshiva student in the neck at a synagogue and Chabad HQ in Brooklyn.

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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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Palestinian terrorists wielding meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem temple this morning, killing four rabbis including three Americans.

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“I’m not gay no more! I don’t like mens no more!’ Declares this young man in a deliverance speech at a Southern spiritual revival. He then goes off and dances.

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Pastor Juan McFarland in Alabama told his flock during a sermon that he had AIDS, had sex with parishioners, used cocaine and embezzled church funds.

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