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2011-07-26 16:51:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the Reverend Luis Cortes, Jr. returned from London, England, where he was a guest of The Honorable Right Reverend James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool, at a consultation concerning environmental issues, climate change, and sustainable agriculture. Reverend Cortes engaged in discussion about climate change and sustainability with a focus on how to connect Hispanic communities to the issue. Reverend Cortes was...

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2009-04-27 22:04:05

England's Prince Charles and his second wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, met with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican Monday, the BBC reported. The meeting was the prince's first with the pope since his divorce from the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The BBC said Charles and Camilla, who was required to wear black clothing and a matching veil, were greeted by Swiss Guards and a Vatican nobleman before they were ushered in for a private audience with the pontiff. The royal couple gave the...

2008-10-13 03:00:25

ROD STEWART will belt out his hits at the Prince of Wales's 60th birthday party next month, Clarence House said. The pop star (right) will entertain family and friends of the heir to the throne at his Highgrove estate. Stewart, an ambassador for Charles's charity the Prince's Trust, will provide the main musical entertainment at the party being hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall on November 15 - the day after the prince's birthday. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by...

2008-09-10 18:00:00

THE Prince of Wales has praised farmers for showing resilience in testing times and called for schools to have their own farms to teach children about where food comes from. Prince Charles also revealed he is setting up farmers market initiatives around the country to put agriculture back at the heart of struggling rural economies. The Prince's comments came as he addressed an audience of 130 farmers' wives and women farmer members of the Women's Food and Farming Union at his Highgrove...

2008-07-21 18:00:00

By Karen Dent A COUPLE of organic farmers who also have their own retail business are to appear on television later this month to be recognised as farming heroes. Colin and Michelle Anderson moved to Dunterley Farm, Bellingham, in 2001, where they established Kielder Organic Meats. They also have land near Kielder Forest, where their organically reared sheep, cattle and pigs are reared. The enterprise, which butchers as well as produces its own organic meat, will feature on Jimmy...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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