Baby rabbits are offered for sale at a farming supply store in Omaha, Neb.
A Christian Science perspective: Often Good Friday is seen as a day commemorating sorrow only. But there is a profound reason for remembering its spiritual message of ultimate hope and Easter promise.
Irish Guards are inspected on the parade ground by Master Tailor Lance Sergeant Matthew Else, (r.), at their barracks in Windsor, southern England. The Guards will perform ceremonial duties at the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29.
Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, falling every year on the day before Good Friday. While the Roman Catholic Church calls it "Holy Thursday," the Anglican Church uses the name "Maundy Thursday" in accordance with the Old English phrasing of Jesus' commandment that humans should love one another. Here are ways that five European nations celebrate the Christian holiday, starting in Britain with Queen Elizabeth.
A boy plays in a water fountain on a hot day in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
A Christian Science perspective: God designed us to love one another, care for one another, minister to one another.
A Christian Science perspective: An exploration of the inevitability of spiritual progress in light of what's happening in the Middle East.
A Christian Science perspective: How we can turn to God as divine Mind if threatened with loss of memory.
A Christian Science perspective: Email messages, often spread far and wide, can be written with love and respect.