How Easter became a #MeToo moment

A woman, not a man, was the first person to preach an Easter sermon, according to the Bible. In the painting, Jesus is resurrected for the first time to appear to Mary Magdalene. “But they didn’t believe women, because their words seemed like nonsense to them.” Luke 24:11 The men refused to listen to her…

Pope marks Good Friday amid tight security; urges people to rediscover shame

ROME (Reuters) – Pope Francis has led Roman Catholics in Good Friday services under close confidence, urging people, including his church ministers, to rediscover their ability to feel shame for their role in world sickness. Pope Francis leads the Via Crosses procession (through the cross) during the Good Friday celebrations at the Coliseum in Rome,…

Spider-Man: Far From Home Easter eggs you may have missed

Spider-Man: Far from home, no Marvel movie would have been appropriate if it wasn’t full of Easter eggs. The gentle references run the gamut from memos of characters from other Marvel Cinematic Universe films to specific comic book-related issues. Below is a summary of Easter eggs far from home and what they mean for the…

Muslims rejoin Sri Lanka cabinet after Easter bombings

Nearly a hundred people affiliated with a local jihadist group were arrested following the April 21 attacks on three churches and three luxury hotels that killed 258 people. Nine government lawmakers, some government ministers, resigned in early June after a Buddhist lawmaker demanded their dismissal and accused them of terrorism. “The recently resigned ministers, state…