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2015-04-30 16:24:01

OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post will issue a stamp to mark the 100(th) anniversary of the poignant poem that made the poppy an international symbol of wartime sacrifices and has been

2015-04-30 12:30:18

Timeless ode to Canada's fallen, which helped turn the poppy into a universal symbol of remembrance honoured on one-ounce and five-ounce silver coins OTTAWA, April 30, 2015

2014-11-06 16:29:39

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is proud to present Fighting in Flanders - Gas. Mud.


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'.