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  • Catholic Word of the Day: NIHIL EX NIHILO; 10-22-12

    10/22/2012 9:42:36 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 10-22-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):NIHIL EX NIHILO Nothing (comes) from nothing. A statement of the principle of causality, that every effect must have a cause; and of the principle of sufficient reason, that everything must have an adequate reason for its existence or operation. (Etym. Latin nihil, nothing.) All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • 'Fifth Beatle' Billy Preston Dies at 59

    06/06/2006 8:54:51 AM PDT · by JellyJam · 172 replies · 3,779+ views
    FOX News ^ | June 6, 2006
    The great singer-songwriter and performer Billy Preston, the real "Fifth Beatle," has died after a long illness as a result of malignant hypertension that resulted in kidney failure and other complications. As a result of a medical insult, he'd been in a deep coma since last November 21, but was still struggling to recover. He died at Shea Scottsdale Hospital in Scottsdale, Ariz., where he'd lived for the last couple of years. Billy was called the Fifth Beatle because he played keyboards on "Let It Be," "The White Album" and "Abbey Road." He also played on the Rolling Stones' hit...