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2014-04-30 08:27:23

NASHVILLE, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Igor Babailov, Hon. RAA, Vatican Papal artist of Saint John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, has just returned from Rome to paint his official portrait of Pope Francis for the Vatican, and will have painted three Popes, one of whom is now a Saint. Official arrangements were made for the artist to go to the Vatican where he drew sketches of Pope Francis from life, met him and received his blessing. His Vatican portraits are officially...

The Pope Sends Out His First Tweets
2012-12-12 10:03:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When Oprah discovered the Twitter social networking platform, many joked it was a sure sign that Twitter had already passed its prime – had “jumped the shark,” as it were. Now, another public figure with an even larger mass of followers has joined Twitter, signifying the expected longevity of Twitter as opposed to its short-term trend status. Earlier this month, The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict XVI...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'