More on Holy Week

What’s my religion? It’s complicated, and beautiful.

(Amanda Sowards — AP) I sometimes remark to friends that I must be the only Christian in the world who … Continued

A Holy Week for peace

Last Christmas, during a visit to L’Arche, the organization providing support for people with developmental disabilities, founder Jean Vanier spoke … Continued

Do Americans trust guns more than God?

Matt McClain FOR THE WASHINGTON POST AURORA, CO – JULY 21: Pastor Mary Lu Saddoris, center, prays with Isaac Pacheco, … Continued

Why Easter changes everything

Unlike Christmas, Easter doesn’t have a crazed shopping season preceding it. It doesn’t have its own tree. It doesn’t spawn … Continued

At Easter, remembering Passover

Some years, because of the wiles of the lunar calendar, the Jewish festival of Passover and the Christian Triduum (the … Continued

Put women back into Holy Week

Last year I vowed “never again.” As the guest preacher on a Palm Sunday service in a huge Episcopal cathedral … Continued

The Easter message

The holiest time of the year for many Christians– the week between Palm Sunday and Easter– is marked with special … Continued

Did Jesus exist?

Did Jesus Exist? Almost certainly yes. View Photo Gallery: Christians around the world raised palm branches in traditional observances launching Holy … Continued

Where is Jesus in politics?

For almost as long as we have been a church, Catholic ritual for Palm Sunday has dramatized that people who … Continued

Palm Sunday lessons from an unlikely Pontius Pilate

The story of the trial, crucifixion and death of Jesus of Nazareth, which is recited, sung and often acted out … Continued