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  • Christians gather at Jerusalem church for lighting of 'holy fire'

    Christians gather at Jerusalem church for lighting of 'holy fire'
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of people gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday for the lighting of the “holy fire,” an annual ritual marking what Christians believe was the resurrection of Jesus Christ a day after his crucifixion.
  • Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Christian town, in ruins

    Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Christian town, in ruins
    MAALOULA, Syria — From the debris-strewn front garden of the Safir Hotel, Syrian military commanders barked orders to troops taking cover in the smoke-shrouded maze of streets below. "If you hear any movement, throw hand grenades immediately!" a...

    Hollywood tries to win Christians' faith

    Hollywood tries to win Christians' faith
    Randall Wallace didn't expect a rock-star reception when he went on the road to promote his faith-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" ahead of its Easter-weekend release. Yet at the First Assembly of God Church in Phoenix, 9,000 congregants greeted the...

    Dutch priest who lived in Syria for decades is slain at home

    Dutch priest who lived in Syria for decades is slain at home
    BEIRUT -- A Dutch priest who lived in Syria for almost five decades and refused to evacuate this year from the rebel-held Old City area of Homs was shot and killed at his residence early Monday, according to official accounts. Father Frans Van der...

    Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law

    Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders held a vigil for immigration reform in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's laws. Immigrants who are in the United States...