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2015-05-12 23:02:36

On Monday morning in Geneva, for the first time, five countries challenged the US on their anti-abortion restrictions during the Universal Periodic Review of the United States's human rights

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2015-05-07 08:20:42

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2015-05-06 08:42:16

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2015-05-05 16:27:54

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2015-05-04 16:28:17

Kenneth Cole, Rose Byrne and Kathy Eldon Featured NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 1, 2015, PVBLIC Foundation and the UN Office for Partnerships hosted the 2015

2015-04-29 23:03:02

International Conference - The Collective of Survivors and Victims of the 1972 Hutu genocide with the sponsorship of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and the Canadian


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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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'.