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2014-07-14 16:24:26

Oregon Death-with-Dignity Law Coauthor Welcomes Archbishop's Change of Heart WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coauthor of Oregon's Death with Dignity Act welcomed one of the world's preeminent religious leaders, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, for reversing his position and backing a British bill modeled after Oregon's first in the nation aid-in-dying law. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126821 "Archbishop Tutu's endorsement of death with dignity is...

2014-06-05 12:29:53

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late on June 4, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled that all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association are exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive/abortifacient mandate ("Mandate"). It also "enjoined and restrained" the relevant federal departments, "their agents, officers, and employees, and all other in active concert or participation with them . . . from any...

2014-04-25 23:04:41

School Representatives Want to Learn More White Plains, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Since Archbishop Stepinac High School first introduced its Digital Textbook Library at the start of the 2013-14 school year to its nearly 700 students, buzz has quickly spread about the innovative, state-of-the-art technology that is making learning convenient and efficient for high school students in Westchester County. Created in collaboration with Pearson, a provider of educational materials,...

2014-04-16 16:22:03

Donation follows Tutu's guest appearance on Grand World Voyage sailing Durban to Cape Town SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's work to spread peace, justice and democracy around the globe, Holland America Line has made a $100,000 donation to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF). The donation follows Tutu's appearance as a special guest lecturer on a segment of ms Amsterdam's Grand World Voyage....

2014-04-04 12:25:52

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu today announced the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. In early registration people from over 100 countries have already signed up to participate. Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in leading non-violent opposition to South Africa's apartheid system of racial domination. The...

2014-02-27 16:25:47

SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION TO BE OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE TO THOSE WANTING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIFE OF JESUS LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of New Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is using the upcoming feature film SON OF GOD as an evangelization tool to help spread the message of Jesus Christ. The Archdiocese is offering special "Prayer and A Movie" showings of SON OF GOD, presented in Spanish in select theaters. Those attending will...

2014-02-13 16:25:58

Rick Warren, Joel Osteen, Archbishop Jose Gomez, Craig Groeschel, Miles McPherson and Ray Johnston Among Pastors Promoting Mark Burnett/Roma Downey Feature Film LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few movies have been able to take over an entire multiplex - every screen, every seat; only blockbusters like Hunger Games. But now the religious epic Son of God is taking over several multiplexes nationwide on Thursday, February 27, the day before it debuts on 3,000 screens. Multiplexes in...

2014-01-24 20:21:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the move by the U.S. Supreme Court, January 24, to extend an injunction granted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, December 31, exempting the Little Sisters of the Poor and others in their lawsuit from the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception mandate while their appeal is pending. "The bishops of the...

2013-12-31 20:20:40

Urges temporary relief from HHS mandate while courts decide Highlights other exemptions, extensions granted for economic, administrative reasons Mandate's penalties to hurt, rather than help, shared goal of expanding coverage WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked President Obama to temporarily exempt religious institutions from crippling fines if their...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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