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Entertainment News Archive - October 15, 2005

By Michele Kambas LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Even without the sequined jumpsuit over a matted chest gleaming with medallions, Mario Kombou turns heads. Just don't call him an Elvis impersonator. "It's a bit demeaning.

ROME (Reuters) - Oscar winner Roberto Benigni treated Italians watching Saturday's prime time news show to an impromptu strip tease to mark the release of his new film "The Tiger and the Snow" about the war in Iraq.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.