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2005-12-15 17:57:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The remains of a U.S. Navy seaman, killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and since dug up twice, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial, the Pentagon said on Thursday.


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'.