Easter

Tarrah Gibbons
April 12, 2020 - 2:12 pm
A father was distraught after his ski trip was canceled and wanted to do something to make his children happy. The man built a ski lift after his trip was canceled due to the coronavirus.
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Pope Francis presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica empty of the faithful following Italy’s ban on gatherings to contain coronavirus contagion, at the Vatican, Saturday, April 11, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Remo Casilli/Pool Photo via AP)
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April 11, 2020 - 4:26 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Easter offers a message of hope in people’s “darkest hour," Pope Francis said, as he celebrated a late-night vigil Mass Saturday in St. Peter’s Basilica, with the public barred because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pontiff in his homily likened the fears of current times to...
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In this Dec. 7, 2019 photo provided by The Tablet, the Rev. Jorge Ortiz-Garay stands with congregants during a Migration Day Mass at St. Brigid Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Ortiz-Garay died on March 27, 2020, from coronavirus-related complications and is now the first known priest in the U.S. to have died from the virus. (Courtesy of The Tablet via AP)
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April 08, 2020 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — “Animo!” Courage! In life, the Rev. Jorge Ortiz-Garay would repeat the word in Spanish when he encouraged teenagers to stay in school, when he fed the homeless, when he consoled those who lost loved ones. Now, parishioners repeat his favorite word to pay homage to the devoted leader...
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Pope Francis arrives to deliver an Urbi et orbi prayer from the empty St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Friday, March 27, 2020. Praying in a desolately empty St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis on Friday likened the coronavirus pandemic to a storm laying bare illusions that people can be self-sufficient and instead finds "all of us fragile and disoriented" and needing each other's help and comfort. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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March 27, 2020 - 4:05 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Praying in a desolately empty St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis on Friday likened the coronavirus pandemic to a storm laying bare illusions that people can be self-sufficient and instead leaves “all of us fragile and disoriented” and needing each other's help and comfort. Francis...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as he walks on the South Lawn as they depart the White House, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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February 03, 2020 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual White House Easter Egg Roll is set for April 13. First lady Melania Trump announced the date for the time-honored tradition on Monday. Tickets are free and are available through an online lottery scheduled to open Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. EST and close Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. EST...
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DeShawn Mason and Shyvonne Allen-Ibitoye
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May 02, 2019 - 2:46 pm
LYNBROOK, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island man has been reunited with the quick-thinking nurse who's credited with saving his life. DeShawn Mason and his 7-year-old grandson had just settled into their seats at the Lynbrook Multiplex when he slurped on a Slurpee -- instead of getting brain freeze...
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April 24, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Why would anyone bring beef jerky to Easter dinner, when we already have plenty of meat AND chocolate bunnies? That's just one of the questions we'll answer in this week's Radio Free Montone. RELATED: Radio Free Montone: Mother of Dragons Radio Free Montone: This one could...
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April 22, 2019 - 12:20 pm
SAN DIEGO (1010 WINS) -- There were frightening moments at an Easter Sunday service at a non-denominational church in San Diego. Members of the congregation, already aware of the terrorist church bombings in Sri Lanka, confronted a woman holding up a handgun and a 10-month-old baby. She was yelling...
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Sri Lanka
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April 22, 2019 - 6:15 am
The coordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels, killing more than 200 people, were carried out by seven suicide bombers from a domestic militant group named National Thowfeek Jamaath, a government official said Monday.
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AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena
April 21, 2019 - 6:04 pm
More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.
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