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2014-05-08 12:27:05

Televised event on Mother's Day will include procession and veneration of relic WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An internationally televised solemn Mass of thanksgiving

Ancient Chinese Warrior Relics Preserved With Air Curtain
2013-02-07 13:11:15

New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

2011-04-14 08:00:00

Scientific Examination in Italy Is First of Its Kind Allowed by Catholic Church National Geographic Channel World Premiere Documentary Chronicles the Scientific Study of Martyrs Said to Have Been Buried Alive Explorer: Mystery of the Murdered Saints Premieres Tuesday, April 19, at 10 PM ET/PT REGGIO EMILIA, Italy, and WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A scientific investigation of human bones locked in a crypt in the northern Italian cathedral of Reggio Emilia since the...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

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

2009-10-21 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A relic of Saint Mary Magdalene, often referred to as the Apostle of the Apostles, is making its first North American tour.

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2008-01-23 15:00:00

The sale of what the Catholic Church terms first-class relics -- bits of bone, hair and flesh -- outrages Tom Serafin, a Catholic activist and the president of the International Crusade for Holy Relics.

2006-09-01 05:37:47

By Stephen Brown ROME (Reuters) - Pope Benedict became the first pontiff on Friday to visit "Veronica's Veil," which Christian tradition says was used to wipe the sweat from Jesus' brow on his way to crucifixion and miraculously recorded his features.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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