Ash Wednesday

Mardi Gras (credit: Thinkstock)

What Will You Give Up For Lent? Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash Wednesday’s Period Of Self-Denial

It’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, and the night before Ash Wednesday, and while that means drinking, eating, frying up some pancakes, and maybe tossing some beads or baring your… well, let’s just say come midnight, it’s the polar opposite and time for self-reflection, spiritual focusing, and self-denial.

02/17/2015

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clergy Members Ask Wells Fargo To Repent During SF Foreclosure Protest

Dozens of clergy members and community activists rallied today outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in protest of what they say is rampant foreclosure abuse.

02/22/2012