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International News Archive - May 31, 2010

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A telecoms regulatory official said on Sunday that Bangladesh has blocked Facebook because of "objectionable" materials it contained about the Prophet Mohammad and the country's political leaders.

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'.