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Resigning Pope Benedict Touches Local Bishop
Resigning Pope Benedict Touches Local Bishop
Yakima Bishop Joseph Tyson says he admires Pope Benedict for being able to assess his own health and announce his resignation. The pope made the announcement Monday saying he will step down Feb. 28th. The move allows the Vatican to hold a conclave before Easter to elect a new pope, since the traditional nine days of mourning that would follow the death of a pope does not have to be observed... Rea
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Easter
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Easter
We imagine that at this point in the spring season, you've stocked up on loads of chocolate (or are anticipating a victorious post-Easter candy sale), faux grass and enough hardboiled eggs to live off of for the next six months. You've probably even posed with the Easter bunny, or at least passed one or two in the mall. But do you know why Easter is affiliated with such unique traditions? Read Mor