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2010-03-02 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Donna Christensen M.D. (D-VI), the only female physician in the U.S. House of Representatives, is honored tonight with the American Medical Association's (AMA) top government service award for an elected official.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virgin Islands Institute of Development, the only think tank on USVI issues in North America, will hosts its 2008 Virgin Islands Leadership Summit in D.C. from June 26-27.


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'.