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2011-01-25 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Rally to kick off of Catholic Schools Week, celebrating 160 years of Catholic schools in Los Angeles now serving over 80,000 students with safe, affordable, high quality schools throughout Los Angeles. According to a study from Loyola Marymount University, Catholic schools in Los Angeles provide a high quality education for all students, particularly low-income ethnic minority students in the inner-city. Over 98% graduate from high...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.