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Easter

1878: The First White House Easter Egg Roll And The Lon...

April 22, 2020

Easter is an important holiday to many Americans, but there's a special tradition in Washington, D.C. that's been occurring on and off for more than 100 year...

Slovakian Easter: Drench And Spank Women, Give Men Pres...

April 12, 2020

If you think about it, the secular parts of our Easter celebration are pretty weird: There's a rabbit who brings eggs, cake shaped like a lamb, and way too m...

This Is How The Church Handled Easter During The Plague

April 9, 2020

Easter is one of those times when people who don't normally attend church services fill the pews, but in the time of a pandemic like COVID-19, this kind of gathering...

The Incredible Saga of the Crown of Thorns

April 21, 2019

Earlier this week, the eye of the world watched in horror at the televised footage of the devasting fire that swept through the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. The a...

The History of Jelly Beans

April 20, 2019

Easter Brunch. Jelly beans. (Photo by Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) On Easter morning, children across the country will wake up to find an assortment of candy in their East...

The White House Easter Egg Roll: A Tradition Like No Ot...

April 17, 2019

Kids participate in an Easter egg roll race during the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, April 17, 2017....