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2010-04-09 08:30:00

HUNTINGTON, Indiana, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With Los Angeles' current archbishop, Cardinal Roger Mahony, retiring in February 2011, Pope Benedict XVI has named Mexican-born Archbishop Jose Gomez of San Antonio to succeed him. Gomez will begin immediately as coadjutor-archbishop with Mahony - in preparation for assuming full leadership of Los Angeles' nearly five million Catholics next year, 70 percent of whom are Hispanic. Gomez's major book, Men of Brave Heart: The Virtue of Courage in...

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2010-03-29 14:40:00

In the ruins of a city that was once Rome's neighbor, archaeologists last summer found a 1,000-pound lead coffin. Who or what is inside is still a mystery, said Nicola Terrenato, the University of Michigan professor of classical studies who leads the project"”the largest American dig in Italy in the past 50 years. The sarcophagus will soon be transported to the American Academy in Rome, where engineers will use heating techniques and tiny cameras in an effort to gain insights about the...

2010-03-20 20:18:00

House leadership ignoring pro-life members for essential changes in the legislation Won't even try to address the serious problems on abortion funding Ignoring conscience protection and fair treatment of immigrants. WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. bishops urged the House of Representatives to fix flaws in health care legislation or vote against its passage in a March 20 letter to House members. The letter was signed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of...

2010-03-17 17:07:00

ATLANTA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyler Perry Studios makes plans to host Bishop Neil C. Ellis and some 50 members of the US Media, at a special press gala and luncheon on Thursday, March 18th at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. This event marks the national release of Ellis' latest book, Pursuing the Glory, published by Pneuma Life Publishing. Neil C. Ellis is founder and senior minister of the 8,000 member Mount Tabor Full Gospel Baptist Church, based in Nassau, Bahamas; a chain of islands...

2010-03-09 12:53:00

Catholics can now easily send personal letters by fax to Vatican officials. This tool is for use in conjunction with the *Vanguard of St. Catherine of Siena* delegation going to Rome to discuss this crisis in the Church in America. WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, Director, Operation Rescue Insurrecta Nex. A new tool is available for faithful Catholics who want to contact Vatican officials about American bishops who refuse...

2010-03-08 08:00:00

ALLENDALE, N.J., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Automated Media Services, Inc. (AMS), responsible for the development of 3GTv(TM), the first out-of-home form of television, announced that Willard Bishop, regarded as the industry authority on retail merchandising and marketing best practices, has joined the company as a key member of the advisory board. AMS will work with Mr. Bishop, integrating his retail expertise, as they prepare the launch of 3GTv Networks(TM). "3GTv(TM) is a game-changing...

2010-02-09 06:30:00

Poet Sonia Sanchez and Actor Dion Graham join cast of narrators DETROIT, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Black History Month, organizers of the Detroit International Jazz Festival announce an unprecedented event in partnership with Bishop Edgar L. Vann II of Second Ebenezer Church. THE MOVEMENT Revisited, a jazz opus by Christian McBride, will make its Detroit debut at Second Ebenezer Church, Sunday, February 14 at 7:30pm. Dedicated to four icons of the Civil Rights...

2010-02-08 12:34:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The news conference involving the leadership of the three Black Methodist Churches, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, February 9th, at the National Press Club, has been postponed because of the snow storm that has crippled Washington. The nation's three largest Black Methodist Church denominations had planned to pay tribute to Black History Month by announcing the formation of a historic coalition and plans to hold a major strategy summit in...

2010-01-26 15:44:00

Health care a basic human right, say bishops Don't go backwards on conscience protections Government health care plans should follow Hyde and not pay for elective abortions WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. bishops called on Congress to continue to work on health care reform to provide access for everyone, protection of life at all stages and conscience rights. The call came in a January 26 letter signed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston- Houston, chair of...

2010-01-25 14:51:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC condemned Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek, one of the leading figures in the Polish Catholic Church, for describing the Holocaust as a "Jewish invention" in an interview with an Italian Catholic news website. Pieronek also accused Israel of turning the Holocaust into "propaganda" and called for Palestinians to be commemorated through a day similar to International Holocaust Memorial Day, which falls on January 27. "Bishop Pieronek's shameful lies,...


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Needles and cones, Bishop Pine, Pinus muricata
2014-04-18 10:20:50

Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) grows on or near the coast in California and Mexico; becoming endangered in Mexico. This tree also goes by the name of prickle cone pine, bull pine, Obispo pine, Santa Cruz pine and dwarf marine pine. This pine relies on the dense fog from the coast for its water supply as well as rainwater. This pine is also highly dependent on forest fires for future regeneration and may become extinct with the prevention of forest fires in its region. The Bishop pine grows...

2012-06-14 03:35:38

Symbol: ZYSE Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   GRSE Grammitis sectifrons (Kunze ex Mett.) Seymour   POSE12 Polypodium sectifrons Kunze ex Mett. Distribution: Zygophlebiasectifrons(Kunze ex Mett.) Bishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

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2012-06-14 13:00:20

Symbol: PIMU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PIMUB2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. borealis Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUS2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. stantonii Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUB Pinus muricata D. Don var. borealis Axelrod ex Farjon   Bishop pine   PIMUM Pinus muricata D. Don var. muricata   Bishop pine   PIMUR2 Pinus muricata D....

2012-06-15 06:58:51

Symbol: HIDI Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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