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2015-05-26 08:28:16

LONDON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From thrillers like the hotly anticipated new Bond movie, Spectre, and Matt Damon's The Bourne Identity, to Audrey Hepburn's classic,

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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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