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2011-01-09 00:43:59

Recently, the village of Bomba in Belize took a huge step forward in technology with help from the Austin, TX-based U.S. organization Grid Earth, also known as GEAR.

2006-08-25 07:10:00

In a country where activists say one woman is raped every half hour, a growing number of Kenyan women and young girls are learning to defend themselves against assault.

2006-06-30 01:32:39

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India said its troops shot dead eight suspected Islamist militants on Friday when they tried to sneak into Indian Kashmir from the Pakistani side, the biggest infiltration bid to be foiled this year.


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'.