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2008-09-24 09:00:48

By CARYN ROUSSEAU By Caryn Rousseau The Associated Press CHICAGO A n architectural historian who studies ancient bridges and a family physician who rebuilt an Alabama health clinic after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina are among 25 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants." The $500,000 fellowships were announced Tuesday by the Chicago- based John D.


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'.