Francis delivered a plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message to the world, decrying the seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula after celebrating Mass along with more than 250,000 faithful.
At the end of a week in which the U.S. Supreme Court considered two landmark cases, Timothy Cardinal Dolan said in interviews this Easter Sunday that gay and lesbian couples have a right to “happiness” and “friendship,” but not marriage.
In 2010 hundreds of young people brawled and fired guns during a ‘wilding’ spree in Midtown following the New York International Auto Show on Easter Sunday.
Tebow said he welcomed the attention on his convictions as well as the “Tebowing” prayer pose he often strikes on the field because it puts his faith and prayer in the public conversation.
The front door at Ferrara Bakery & Cafe in Manhattan’s Little Italy never seems to close, with customers coming through to buy baked goods and large orders carried out by delivery men.
Lawmakers from Staten Island were still outraged at the decision to have just one cash lane open at two toll bridges to New Jersey, which created massive traffic backups on Easter.
Thousands of people gathered at St. Peter’s Square early Sunday morning to hear Pope Benedict deliver his traditional Easter blessing in dozens of languages.
Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”
Easter Sunday started with low lying clouds throughout the Tri-State and will continue with mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers.
Pat Hensley spent the morning trying to re-work her travel plans so she could be home with family in St. Louis by Easter Sunday. An apparent twister that roared though Lambert Airport made any direct flights into the city impossible.
Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week on the Christian calendar. Nicholas Dimarzio, the bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, joins CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to talk about events celebrating the day.