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2010-09-28 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the first public display of the Parkinson's Quilt in Glasgow, Scotland, from Tuesday, September 28 through Friday, October 1.

2008-12-04 15:18:00

Electronic AIDS Quilt Unites Leaders of Virginia, Maryland and D.C. AIDS Offices WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally, Washington, D.C. ranks first in AIDS cases. Of people living with AIDS in D.C., 82 percent are African American.

2008-09-30 21:00:33

As the month of October begins, the community can enjoy several events including a Convocation Lecture Series event on instances in which mind, spirit, body and senses coverage to reveal incredible strength and beauty and a program affiliated with Angels in America, with speaker Cleve Jones, a man best known as the person who conceived of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.


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'.