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Easter Sunday

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Easter Sunday (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Around The World Celebrate Easter

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.

03/31/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal: Gay And Lesbian Couples Have Right To Happiness, But Not Marriage

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.

03/31/2013

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Reports: Cops Step Up Efforts To Curb Easter Sunday ‘Wilding’ In Midtown

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.

03/30/2013

Tim Tebow (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow Draws Thousands To Easter Service In Texas

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.

04/08/2012

Franco Amati at Ferrara Bakery and Cafe (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880

Historic Ferrara Bakery & Cafe In Little Italy Prepares Christians For Easter

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.

04/07/2012

Drivers were stuck in traffic for hours on Easter Sunday (credit: Bill Lyons, Staten Island Advance)

Port Authority Head To Attend Public Meeting Over Easter Traffic Jam

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.

04/26/2011

Easter Sunday

Millions Gather Locally, Worldwide To Celebrate Easter Sunday

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.

04/24/2011

NYPD Times Square

Police Keeping Close Eye On ‘Gang Initiation Day’

Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”

04/24/2011

Sunday, April 24 weather

Clouds Linger, But Temps Remain Mild On Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday started with low lying clouds throughout the Tri-State and will continue with mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers.

04/24/2011

LaGuardia Airport

Apparent Tornado In St. Louis Ruins Easter Travel For Some In NYC

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.

04/23/2011

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Marks Start To Christian Holy Week

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.

04/17/2011