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2014-04-25 12:24:58

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's not easy to impress artist Nelson Shanks. He has created portraits of presidents, queens and Supreme Court justices.

2011-04-29 13:55:00

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception have announced the release of the official Divine Mercy App for Android, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices.

2011-04-26 08:22:00

Many saw him in person, watched papal events and his funeral, and remember his visits NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Catholics around the world prepare for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on May 1st, Americans overwhelmingly say they admire him, still remember much of his pontificate, and overwhelmingly agree that he is worthy of beatification, according to a new Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll. For Pope John Paul, who visited America seven times, the...

2011-04-22 10:25:00

NEW YORK, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 1, 2011, in Vatican City, Pope John Paul II will be beatified, the third of the four steps toward canonization into sainthood.

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Spain's bureaucratic health care system almost killed Madrid resident Carlos Vazquez.

2011-03-13 08:30:25

The Vatican will roll out a new Facebook page this week to promote the upcoming May 1st beatification of Pope John Paul II.

2008-10-20 15:00:16

Israeli Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni prevailed on a party-related Web site to remove a picture that superimposed a swastika over a picture of Pope Benedict. The BBC said the site, Yalla Kadima, isn't an official party site, but rather a site where party activists express personal opinions.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.