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Anonymous Takes Down Vatican Website
2012-03-08 12:36:03

The notorious hacking group Anonymous took down several Vatican websites on Wednesday, calling the Catholic Church "corrupt."

Image 1 - ESA Tech Helps To Save Vatican Books
2011-12-20 03:59:09

Antique books in the Vatican Library are being digitized to preserve them for future generations using a technique developed through ESA to store satellite images of the sky.

Image 1 - Astronauts Visit Papal Summer Residence
2011-09-19 08:25:33

His Holiness the Pope made a video call to the International Space Station in May, talking with all 12 astronauts on ISS including the Shuttle crew for 20 minutes. This morning, he welcomed the astronauts to his summer residence.

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2011-03-13 08:30:25

The Vatican will roll out a new Facebook page this week to promote the upcoming May 1st beatification of Pope John Paul II.

2011-01-04 16:59:00

MIAMI, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawn Rae's unique Christmas Album, A World Christmas, Love Knows No Borders, was considered for a Grammy nomination earlier this year.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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