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2010-11-26 02:23:00

COURBEVOIE, France, November 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cebrace announced today plans to build a new float glass plant in Bahia State, in northeastern Brazil. The new facility will be the sixth float line owned by Cebrace Cristal Plano Ltda, a joint venture between Saint-Gobain Glass and NSG Group in Brazil. The project will enable Cebrace to serve its customers more effectively in this fast-growing region. The plant will be capable of producing 600 tonnes of flat glass a day...

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. The relic, a major piece of her tibia, will be carried in a reliquary to the United States by Father Thomas Michelet, a French Dominican priest. Its first stop is on October 22nd in Gainesville, Georgia at Saint Michael's Catholic Church where it will be venerated all through the night....

2008-10-20 09:00:28

Gravity West Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GRW) is pleased to announce that it has received surface samples results of massive ilmenite samples from the Saint Urbain Titanium Project indicating average 42.08% Titanium Oxide (TiO2) and 52.73% Iron Oxide (Fe2O3) with a combined average of 94.81% iron and titanium oxides. The samples were collected during a reconnaissance fieldwork program carried out from August 11-15, 2008. The purpose of the fieldwork was to assess the potential of the property...

2008-08-14 12:00:28

Palo Alto Networks today announced that its Threat Research Team discovered two of the 11 vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft's Patch Tuesday security bulletin this week. The first discovery is an Internet Explorer vulnerability rated "critical." Microsoft credited Palo Alto Networks exclusively for the "HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability" (CVE-2008-2254), which could enable an attacker to exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted Web page. When a user...

2006-03-18 21:29:47

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Last year, Monsignor Slawomir Oder opened one of the many letters he receives from people who think Pope John Paul should be declared a saint. He felt a strange sensation. This letter was different. In it, a French nun said she had been suffering from a precocious form of Parkinson's disease but that the symptoms disappeared after she prayed to John Paul for nine days. "The letter was very simple and delicate, not triumphal," Oder recalled in his...

2006-01-30 09:42:29

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The Vatican may have found the "miracle" they need to put the late Pope John Paul one step closer to sainthood -- the medically inexplicable healing of a French nun with the same Parkinson's disease that afflicted him. Monsignor Slawomir Oder, the Catholic Church official in charge of promoting the cause to declare the late Pope a saint of the Church, told Reuters on Monday that an investigation into the healing had cleared an...

2005-12-06 09:11:29

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Dissident theologians opposed to the beatification of Pope John Paul have issued an appeal urging Catholics critical of the late pope to tell the Vatican if they also think he should not be made a saint. The 11 Catholic theologians said Church officials who are reviewing John Paul's life and pontificate should also consider the "negative evaluation" liberal critics have of the nearly 27-year-old papacy that ended when John Paul died in...

2005-06-28 19:19:13

By Shasta Darlington ROME (Reuters) - Pope John Paul, considered a saint by manyRoman Catholics even before he died in April, was formallylaunched on the road toward sainthood on Tuesday. A six-man tribunal -- including John Paul's postulator ordefender, a judge and a "devil's advocate" who will look intoobjections to the cause -- was sworn in at an emotionalceremony at St. John Lateran Basilica in Rome. Speaking in Latin, they took vows of secrecy and swore notto accept any gifts related...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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