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2014-07-09 23:10:11

These videos reveal exclusive details on what happens behind-the-scenes during an Amateur Radio DXpedition.

2005-08-17 14:52:25

BOGOTA/QUITO, Colombia (Reuters) - More than 100 Ecuadoreans were missing and feared drowned after an overcrowded boat they hoped would carry them toward new lives in the United States sank in the Pacific Ocean last Friday, authorities said on Wednesday.

2005-08-17 14:11:58

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - More than 100 people were missing after an Ecuadorean boat packed with would-be illegal emigrants sank in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Colombia, the Colombian Navy said on Wednesday.


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'.