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Vatican and Pope Francis want to make the Founder of EU a SAINT

    Pope Francis has approved a decree recognizing the “heroic virtues” of French politician Robert Schuman, known as an ‘architect’ of the EU. The official decision is one of the first steps to Schuman potentially becoming a saint. Having served as France’s finance, foreign and prime minister after World War II, the statesman became […]

Saint Nicholas Shrine Hits Record-Breaking $95 Million Fundraising Total

An artist’s rendition of the appearance of the new Saint Nicholas Shrine in New York City. Credit: GOARCH The Friends of Saint Nicholas, the non-profit organization formed to complete the construction of the Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine in New York, announced on Monday that the total of the fundraising has reached $95 million. […]

Saint Vincent Volcano Disaster Relief

[embedded content] FROM GO FUND ME: Saint Vincent Volcano Disaster Relief The La Soufrière volcano in the small Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines erupted on April 9th 2021 for the first time in 42 years. This natural disaster has displaced tens of thousands of people from their homes and has uprooted […]

St Guthlac of Crowland: The Medieval Warrior Who Became a Hermit Saint

When most people think about what it means to be a saint, the image that comes to mind is of a benevolent, gracious figure that exudes holiness in every cell of their being, and that every word and action they take is always in the service of a holy cause. St Guthlac of Crowland however, […]

The Saint-Bélec Slab Revealed to be Europe’s Oldest 3D Map

A remarkable discovery, in what is being viewed as “Europe’s oldest known 3D map,” has been brought to light through a scientific collaboration effort. The “map” in question is a Bronze Age stone slab, 2m by 1.5m (5×6 feet), known as the Saint-Bélec slab, which was lost and then miraculously “rediscovered” in the cellar of […]

Aethelthryth: The Extraordinary Medieval Virgin Queen and Saint

It’s a name most people have never heard of and even fewer can pronounce, but St Aethelthryth of Ely is one of England’s most fascinating saints whose name has survived throughout the centuries and continues to be used today in the modernized name of Audrey (an Anglo-Norman English feminine given name). The story of her […]

Saint Patrick: When the True Story is More Exciting than the Legend

The 17 th March marks Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, a cultural and religious holiday celebrated every year in Ireland and by Irish communities around the world.  The celebration marks the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death in the fifth century and represents the arrival of Christianity in the country. The Irish have observed […]

Black Inmates Begin 2021 With Uprising In Saint Louis Justice Center

Above photo: The Saint Louis City Justice Center, located at 200 S. Tucker Boulevard. Two Staff Allegedly Held Hostage In Struggle for Humane COVID-19 Response. For prisoners, there is no alcohol nor flowers,But the night is so lovely, how can we celebrate it?I go to the air-hole and stare up at the moon,And through the […]

Mauricio Pochettino takes over as Paris Saint Germain’s head coach

Mauricio Pochettino has pledged to instill a “combative and attacking” identity for Paris Saint-Germain as he takes over as coach. The French champions announced the hiring of Pochettino – their former captain – on Saturday to replace the recently fired Thomas Tuchel. “This team has fantastic potential and my staff and I will do everything […]

The Blood of Saint Januarius and The Miracle of Liquefaction

Saint Januarius is a saint venerated in the Roman Catholic Church . He is the patron saint of Naples but is best-known for a miracle that happens several times each year – the liquefaction of what is alleged to be the saint’s blood. According to popular belief, the liquefaction of the blood of Saint Januarius […]

Saint Margaret’s Well: From Healing Pilgrimages to Alice in Wonderland

The Queen of Hearts, said to be Mrs. Liddell, Alice’s mother in real life. (Charles Robinson / Public domain)

Saint Margaret’s Well is a sacred well outside the Church of Saint Margaret of Antioch in Binsey, a village in Oxfordshire, England. During the Medieval period, the church was a famous pilgrimage site, as its well was believed to possess miraculous healing powers. During the 17 th century, the well was destroyed, but was later […]

The Horse Tamers – Sculptures on Anichkov Bridge in Saint Petersburg

From Faces of Ancient Europe The Anichkov Bridge (Russian: Аничков мост, Anichkov Most) is the oldest and most famous bridge across the Fontanka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The current bridge, built in 1841-42 and reconstructed in 1906-08, combines a simple form with some spectacular decorations. As well as its four famous horse sculptures (1849–50), […]

French tourist site Mont-Saint-Michel evacuated after man ‘threatens to kill cops’

Mayor Yann Galton told France 3 Normandie France 3 Normandie on Sunday morning that police had launched a search for a man who shouted “I will kill the cops.” Police were sent to the popular tourist attraction after receiving several reports of the threat, and the island was evacuated. A helicopter was deployed as police […]

Catholic School Forced To Cover Up ‘Suggestive’ Statue Of Saint With Child

A Catholic school in Australia has been forced to cover up an embarrassing new statue of a saint giving a child bread. The monument of Saint Martin de Porres was erected outside Blackfriars Priory School in Adelaide last week and gained a lot of attention after the image went viral on social media. Blackfriars Priory […]

Saint Bede — English Monk (672-735) that wrote Early History of England

Bede (672-735), a famous English monk author, known as Saint Bede, he wrote and worked at the monastery of St. Peter & St. Paul in Northumbria (today’s Tyne & Wear, England). His most famous work, Ecclesiastical History of the English People gained him the title “The Father of English History”. Saint Bede = One of […]

Court orders cross on statue of Saint John Paul II removed on request of ‘Free Thought’ group

The French administrative court has ordered the removal of a cross from a monument to Saint John Paul II in a public square in the northwest of France, saying it violates the secular nature of the state. Italian media noted the irony of the ruling, remarking that the cross-removal is not taking place “in Raqqa, […]

The REAL Reason the FDA Is Outlawing Hemp-Katy Whelan-CSS Special Report

  Only Congress has the power to make law. The FDA just granted itself powers above and beyond Congress.   The FDA just outlawed CBDs and hemp oil extracts by claiming all plant molecules now belongs exclusively to Big Pharma. The Common Sense Show Health Report, with Katy Whelan and Dave Hodges focused on the […]

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Uganda: “President” Wins Election as Opponent Arrested

Uganda’s incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of that country’s presidential election after opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested Thursday as voting took place. The country’s election commission said Saturday that Museveni, who has held power since 1986, had 60.7 percent of the vote. Ugandan police said they had arrested the […]

Sinkhole blocking road in North Carolina growing significantly say officials

     A sinkhole that has forced the closure of a road in Chatham County for three weeks is growing, and state Department of Transportation officials said it could be another two-and-a-half months before the road is fixed. According to DOT officials, old pipes underneath Lystra Road – which crosses Jordan Lake near Pittsboro – gave […]

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Is the West Bombing ISIS? Russian Data on Alleged US-Led Anti-ISIS Coalition Actions in Syria

The Defense Ministry said that these results did not always correspond to the stated objectives The Russian Defense Ministry may begin publishing data on the results of airstrikes of the international coalition in the Middle East, in order to disprove the accusations alleging that the Russian military aim at civilian targets, ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov […]

RAG RADIO: Public Radio Legend María Martin, Founder of Latino USA – Veterans Today

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:46 — 54.7MB) | Embed Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Thorne Dreyer’s featured guest on Rag Radio, María Emilia Martin, a pioneering public radio journalist and the founder of NPR’s Latino USA, was honored Nov. 19, 2015, at the University of Texas at Austin, for her […]

Israel uses Systematic Violations, Cruel & Unusual Punishment against Children: Qaraqe’

Saed Bannoura (IMEMC) : The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped more than 800 Palestinian children in October, most of them from Jerusalem, and subjected them to severe torture and abuse. File – Image By Palestine TV Qaraqe stated that the army usually kidnaps 700 – 900 […]

Wilson’s warbler from North American turns up on Scottish island after hurricane

     As the birding community was remembering the previous time a diminutive Wilson’s warbler was found on a Cornish headland in 1985, news broke that another one had made landfall. Dazzling yellow Wilson’s warblers are North American songbirds that nest in the vast forests of Canada and spend their winters in Mexico and neighbouring states. […]

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