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2008-07-15 09:00:07

An estimated 150,000 young Roman Catholics gathered Tuesday near Sydney to attend the opening mass and ceremonies for World Youth Day, church officials say. The scene of the celebration was a beach-side suburb of Barangaroo, a former industrial harbor that had been transformed into a festive place of worship as thousands of pilgrims chanted, sang and danced to kick off the six-day festival, the Melbourne Herald Sun reported. Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd took the stage at the...

2008-07-14 06:00:21

Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer website on 14 July [Report by Jerome Aning: "Fishers ask Aussie PM to stop oil exploration"] Manila, Philippines - A militant group of fishermen wants Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to "persuade" oil exploration company, NorAsia Energy Ltd, to abort its planned oil and gas exploration in the Visayan Sea and the Cebu-Bohol Strait. In an open letter to Rudd, the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamalakaya ng...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.