“Praying the Steps” at Holy Cross Immaculata, and Helping a Friend in Need

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A PRAYERFUL TRADITIONAtop Mount Adams, the highest point in Cincinnati, Ohio, stands Holy Cross Immaculata Church.  Overlooking the downtown area and the Ohio River, it is a beacon of faith to local Catholics.On Good Friday, pilgrims from the local community and around the world flock to the historic church for a 150-year-old tradition called "Praying the Steps."From midnight on Holy Thursday until midnight on Good Friday, more than 10,000 pilgrims climb the long winding staircase to … [Read more...]

Stratton, Ohio Defeats the Atheists

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  Stratton, Ohio’s Mayor, John Abdalla, is ending his struggle with Freedom From Religion Foundation lawyers by reversing his initial decision not to remove several historic crosses from the village’s municipal center this week, reports The Herald Star. The mayor says he hates the decision, but thinks it’s in everyone’s best interest to avoid the prolonged court battle that would have resulted if he’d decided to keep the crosses where they’ve stood for decades, repo … [Read more...]


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