Palm Sunday

  • President Jun 17, 2019

    Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi Dies in Court During Trial

    Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept in during sessions and warning that he...

  • New York City Apr 1, 2018

    NY Killer Who Massacred 10 in 1984 Freed From Prison

    A man who killed 10 people in 1984 in one of New York City’s most notorious massacres has been released from prison.

  • United States Mar 25, 2018

    On Palm Sunday, Pope Urges Youth to Raise Their Voices

    Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to be silent and let their voices be heard during Palm Sunday celebrations. The pope’s message comes on the heels of a meeting of young Catholics who told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic church, and a day after tens of thousands of young people marched in the United...

  • NBC May 27, 2017

    ISIS Claims Responsibility in Egypt Coptic Christians Attack That Killed Dozens

    The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29....
    Egypt responded to Friday’s attack by launching a series of airstrikes that targeted what it said were militant bases in eastern Libya in which the assailants were trained....

  • NBC May 26, 2017

    Pope Condemns Attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt That Killed Dozens

    Masked militants fired on a bus filled with Coptic Christians south of Cairo, killing at least 28 and wounding 22, the Egyptian Ministry said. The Vatican says Pope Francis is “saddened” by the “barbaric” attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt. In a condolence message sent on Friday to the Egyptian president, Francis said he’ll continue his “intercession for peace and...

  • Europe Apr 15, 2017

    Pope Speaks of Humanity’s ‘Shame’ in Good Friday Procession

    Thousands of people, including nuns, families with toddlers, and young tourists, endured exceptionally tight anti-terrorism checks to pray at the Good Friday procession at the Colosseum, where Pope Francis expressed shame over humanity’s failings....
    Francis, wearing a plain white coat, presided over the traditional, evening Way of the Cross procession from a rise overlooking the popular tourist monument as faithful took...

  • President Apr 11, 2017

    Mourning Churches in Southern Egypt Will Not Celebrate Easter

    Egyptian churches, in the southern city of Minya, said on Tuesday that they will not hold Easter celebrations in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed this week in twin bombings of churches in two cities during Palm Sunday ceremonies. The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said that celebrations will only be limited to the liturgical prayers “without any festive manifestations.” Minya...

  • Associated Press Apr 9, 2017

    Suicide Bombers Kill 44, Wound Dozens More at Palm Sunday Services in Egypt

    Suicide bombers struck hours apart at two Coptic churches in northern Egypt, killing 44 people and turning Palm Sunday services into scenes of horror and outrage at the government that led the president to call for a three-month state of emergency. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the violence, adding to fears that extremists are shifting their focus to...

  • Francis Apr 9, 2017

    Pope on Palm Sunday Decries Suffering From War, Terrorism

    Pope Francis on Sunday decried a deadly attack on a Coptic church in Egypt during Palm Sunday celebrations, just weeks before his planned visit to Cairo. The pontiff expressed his “deep condolences” to the Coptic patriarch, Tawadros II, calling him “my brother,” to the Coptic church and “all of the dear Egyptian nation,” and said he was praying for the...

  • Palm Beach Aug 6, 2015

    No Mechanical Issues With Church Van That Crashed: Report

    A homicide report released by the Florida Highway Patrol found no mechanical problems on a church van that crashed while carrying 18 people home from Palm Sunday services.

  • Jan 13, 2014

    2 People Shot in Liberty City

    Miami Police are investigating after two people were shot outside a Liberty City convenience store early Monday. The shooting happened outside the City Market in the 1200 block of Northwest 62nd Street.

  • Jan 13, 2014

    Shallow 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck north of Puerto Rico on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Read More

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