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Pope's Easter Message 'Urbi et Orbi'

The following is the text of the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis' Easter Sunday `'Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for `to the city and to the world') read by him in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.

How to make your coffee truly healthy

While any coffee will provide some healthy payoffs, you need to pick the right roast, storage strategy, and brew method if you want joe with mojo. Here’s your step-by-step guide to making your coffee its healthiest.

Gun ban for medical pot users dropped from Illinois proposal

Medical marijuana users in Illinois who own handguns will be able to keep their firearms, according to a new change in state policy proposed Friday. But it still doesn’t mean that smoking and shooting will be legal under federal law. The revised rule would reverse a controversial proposal made by the Illinois Department of Public Health that would have required gun owners to hand over their weapons if they smoke marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.

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