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2008-12-03 19:26:28

A spokeswoman for first lady Laura Bush said a Christmas tree ornament calling for the impeachment of President Bush will not hang on the White House tree. Seattle artist Deborah Lawrence created the ornament after Laura Bush asked all members of Congress to choose local artists to design decorations for the White House Christmas tree, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Lawrence was chosen by Rep.

2008-11-27 14:21:59

A Bush administration spokeswoman said the invitations to this year's White House Hanukkah reception bore images of Christmas trees due to a staff mistake. Press Secretary Sally McDonough said staff members erred in failing to print separate cards for invitations to the different holiday events at the White House, CNN reported Thursday. The cards, which were sent to U.S.


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'.