Latest Jimmy Carter Stories

2010-10-04 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, to mark the United Nations' World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity is kicking off its 27th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project, as well as other building and awareness raising events across the United States and around the world.

2010-09-09 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity International will honor former U.S.

2010-06-21 13:43:00

Court Upholds Broad Interpretation Of Anti-Terrorism Law That Inhibits Work Of Humanitarian Groups NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Supreme Court today upheld the broad application of a federal law that hinders the ability of human rights and humanitarian aid organizations to do their work by making it a crime to provide "material support" to designated "foreign terrorist organizations" (FTOs).

2010-04-13 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. will co-host the 27th annual "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project" that will kick off a week of building, rehabilitating and repairing homes. Build activities begin in D.C. on World Habitat Day, Oct.

2010-04-13 09:50:00

ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity's 27th annual "Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project" will kick off a week of building, rehabilitating and repairing homes. Build activities begin on World Habitat Day, Oct.

2009-11-17 03:31:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Action film star Jet Li, through his One Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity have signed an agreement to work together in China's earthquake-torn Sichuan province in 2010 and in China's Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces in 2011.

2009-11-16 05:44:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, welcomed volunteers to Thailand as they kicked off the 26th annual Habitat for Humanity Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Chiang Mai.

2009-10-15 17:04:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed copies of a new book for young readers published by Candlewick Press that tells the true-life stories of Habitat for Humanity volunteers and homeowners working to build simple, decent and affordable housing.

2009-08-27 12:00:00

President Jimmy Carter will address hundreds of volunteers at opening ceremony LANETT, Ala., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 4, thousands of volunteers with The Fuller Center for Housing in more than 25 U.S.

Latest Jimmy Carter Reference Libraries

2009-02-16 19:57:50

The Swamp Rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) is a species of cottontail rabbit found in the swamps and wetlands of the southern United States. Swamp rabbits are skilled swimmers and often cross streams, ponds and rivers. It will also hide from predators by sitting in shallow water, exposing only its nose to the air to breathe. It is similar in appearance to other cottontails, although it is among the largest members of the genus. An adult Swamp Rabbit weighs between three to six pounds. Males...

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Word of the Day
  • 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'.