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The White House expects about 40,000 participants at its 'egg-ucation'-themed annual Easter egg roll

The White House expects about 40,000 participants at its 'egg-ucation'-themed annual Easter egg roll

Some 40,000 people are expected to participate in Monday's “EGG-ucation”-themed White House Easter Egg Roll, about 10,000 more than last year.
Pope, looking strong, washes feet of 12 women at Rome prison from his wheelchair

Pope, looking strong, washes feet of 12 women at Rome prison from his wheelchair

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 women inmates at a Rome prison during a Holy Thursday ritual meant to emphasize his vocation of service and humility.
Canada Post releases new stamp celebrating Muslim festival

Canada Post releases new stamp celebrating Muslim festival

TORONTO — Canada Post has released a stamp featuring Middle Eastern cookies to commemorate an annual festival that marks the end of a holy month for Muslims.
Algeria's government pushes staples to subsidized markets to stave off Ramadan shortages

Algeria's government pushes staples to subsidized markets to stave off Ramadan shortages

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's government has flooded newly opened markets selling subsidized goods with pantry staples to stave off shortages during Islam's holy month of Ramadan, when demand typically increases in Muslim-majority countries and p
Norwegians facing a shortage as Easter nears are hoarding eggs from neighboring Sweden

Norwegians facing a shortage as Easter nears are hoarding eggs from neighboring Sweden

HELSINKI (AP) — A shortage of eggs in shops during Holy Week has led Norwegians to flock to supermarkets across the border in Sweden and hoard the traditional Easter food.
Pope appears in better health, praises Israeli and Arab fathers who both lost daughters in conflict

Pope appears in better health, praises Israeli and Arab fathers who both lost daughters in conflict

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis appeared in better health on Wednesday, walking into the Vatican audience hall on his own with a cane for his weekly general audience and delivering his prepared text with a clear voice.
Martin Scorsese will dive into the journey to sainthood with an 8-part Fox Nation docuseries

Martin Scorsese will dive into the journey to sainthood with an 8-part Fox Nation docuseries

Martin Scorsese has already said he's working on a film about Jesus, and now he's making a project about saints.
Missouri boarding school closes as state agency examines how it responded to abuse claims

Missouri boarding school closes as state agency examines how it responded to abuse claims

A rural Missouri boarding school at the center of abuse allegations has closed its doors, and a state agency is trying to determine if it adequately responded to previous concerns about the facility in calls to an abuse hotline.
Quran-burning Iraqi man who faces an expulsion order from Sweden plans to seek asylum in Norway

Quran-burning Iraqi man who faces an expulsion order from Sweden plans to seek asylum in Norway

STOCKHOLM (AP) — An Iraqi man who carried out several Quran burnings in Sweden told a newspaper on Wednesday that he would seek asylum in neighboring Norway in the wake of a deportation order by authorities in Stockholm.
Feds say California's facial hair ban for prison guards amounts to religious discrimination

Feds say California's facial hair ban for prison guards amounts to religious discrimination

SACRAMENTO, Calif.