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2015-04-14 16:23:32

--Geochemical comparison may prove "James ossuary" likely came from Israeli tomb containing cluster of New Testament names, according to Associated Producers JERUSALEM, April 14,

2014-06-09 12:26:56

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Canadian Museum of History is honouring architect Douglas Cardinal -- the designer of its iconic and celebrated buildings

2014-01-23 11:12:58

The Barrick Gold Corporation Gallery is now open at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

2012-03-14 14:00:00

The Young Patrons’ Circle (YPC) at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) invites you experience the greatest party on earth - PROM: CIRCUS.

505 Million Year Old Fossil Linked To Humans
2012-03-06 14:15:10

A team of researchers have discovered that a 505 million-year-old fossil is actually an ancient relative to humans.


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'.