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J. Jakubowski manhunt: Fugitive writes letter threatening violence on Easter Sunday

Authorities in Wisconsin were investigating a written threat against churches by an individual purporting to be Joseph Jakubowski, who police have been searching for since April 4. The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday they were actively investigating the threat that was directed at churches in the Sussex area, according to Fox 6 Milwaukee. The

City renames 2 holidays deemed culturally insensitive

Jim Stinson, Lifezette  The city of Bloomington, Indiana, has renamed Good Friday and Columbus Day because the names imply a cultural insensitivity, according to the Bloomington Herald-Times. The new, more politically-correct names will help make the holidays more inclusive, the mayor said. The change was made Friday by Mayor John Hamilton, who sent a memo

Pope Francis celebrates Easter vigil, seeks to bring faith to ‘ends of the Earth’

VATICAN CITY –  Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith “to the ends of the Earth” as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica. The vigil is among the Vatican’s most solemn services. Francis entered the darkened basilica with a lone candle, which he then shared

Pope seeks to bring faith to “ends of the Earth”

 Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith “to the ends of the Earth” as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica. The vigil is among the Vatican’s most solemn services. Francis entered the darkened basilica with a lone candle, which he then shared with others to