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  • The Stories of Our Lady of Czestochowa [Catholic Caucus]

    08/31/2014 6:28:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies
    CE.com ^ | August 2014 | Sarah Reinhard
    The Stories of Our Lady of Czestochowa Sarah ReinhardI never wanted to be a mom. It was never in my goals or my plan for life.And yet here I am, watching my three-year-old “mow”as I type away in the comfort of a camp chair in the shade of the garage. Right now this kid is the focus of most of my photos and social media efforts. He’s immensely quotable, hilarious, and spontaneous. It’s something that I can’t help but share (lest it drive me crazier than I already am).But don’t get me wrong. Three is not my favorite age. And...
  • Theology in colors: Icon of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross [Ecumenical]

    10/05/2013 1:06:11 PM PDT · by annalex · 6 replies
    Theology in colors: Icon of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross In the Middle Ages there was no audio and video recordings, photographs, Internet. Historians worked on the basis of tradition and written documents, the lives of the saints were written according to the "literary decorum." Visual imprinting of historical events occurred sometimes many years later, and sometimes centuries, and was conducted in accordance with the canon. Studying the works of art, you can learn a lot about the events themselves, and on the attitudes of people in different eras. Illuminated gospel [Urbin. gr. 2] page 21. AD 1122. Apostolic...
  • Irreverent Iconoclasm

    09/07/2013 1:24:03 PM PDT · by matthewrobertolson · 34 replies
    YOUCATholic ^ | 6 September 2013 | Matthew Olson
    "During a re-watch of an episode of 'Rev.' a fictional British show following the life of an Anglican priest at his church I noticed a remark that quite literally made me jump out of my seat. In an anti-Catholic diatribe, the main character complained about our 'vain, tasteless, demanding God who loves gold.'" "There has been a shift towards iconoclasm in our shamelessly secular culture. I suppose that the movement never went away, even after the Second Council of Nicaea ruled against it, but many seem to have morphed into outright modern-day Savonarolas." ...
  • Actor Larry Hagman, notorious as 'Dallas' villain J.R. Ewing, dies

    11/24/2012 5:36:15 AM PST · by Young Werther · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Published: 23 November 2012 09:26 PM | By ALAN PEPPARD
    <p>The North Texas native, 81, died Friday at Medical City Dallas after spending Thanksgiving with family and friends.</p>
  • Superman: Dying For Our Sins?

    10/09/2012 9:51:59 PM PDT · by Bratch · 9 replies
    50 Reasons I Should Not Write Comics ^ | October 8, 2012 | Astro
    Superman: Dying For Our Sins? On a pop culture icons decreasing popularity Do you believe a man can fly? Once, they made us believe. In comic books, in cartoons, on film, on television, through radio they told the tales of, as Alan Moore put it, a perfect man who came from the sky and did only good. Like a modern myth he came from the frenzied imagination of not just two young men from New York, but from the cobbled together hopes and dreams and fears and sublimations of an entire generation of kids and adults, from every creator...
  • Professor Michael Eric Dyson Calls Jay-Z 'An Icon Of American Excellence'

    12/07/2011 7:33:02 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Vibe ^ | 12/07/11
    Professor Michael Eric Dyson Calls Jay-Z 'An Icon Of American Excellence'By: Vibe - Posted 12-7-2011 9:09 am Professor Eric Michael Dyson may be academia's biggest Jay-Z fan. His course at Georgetown University, Sociology of Hip Hop: Jay-Z," has been both looked down upon and praised by his peers. He recently spoke to the Sun Times in Chicago on what Jay-Z represents to American culture. It just happens to have an interesting object of engagement in Jay-Z and what better way to meet people where they are? Dyson said. Its like Jesus talking to the woman at the well. You...
  • Elaines, the Famous Eatery, Will Close After 47 Years

    05/17/2011 11:04:27 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    www.showbiz411.com ^ | 05/17/11 12:27pm | Roger Friedman
    Share this article Elaines, the Famous Eatery, Will Close After 47 Years Elaines, the Famous Eatery, Will Close After 47 Years 420x316-alg_elaine_kaufman4 05/17/11 12:27pm Roger Friedman 0 I am sad to report that Elaines will close next Thursday after 47 years. Diane Becker, the manager who inherited the restaurant from my dear friend, Elaine Kaufman, called to give me the news this afternoon. Facing a long summer, Diane felt that she couldnt make it without Elaine sitting in the dining room, greeting guests and friends every night. The closing will be a blow to the regulars, to the past customers,...
  • Bob Dylan - To My Fans and Followers

    05/13/2011 5:39:33 AM PDT · by Mr. Blonde · 38 replies
    Bob Dylan dot com ^ | 5-13-11 | Bob Dylan
    Allow me to clarify a couple of things about this so-called China controversy which has been going on for over a year. First of all, we were never denied permission to play in China. This was all drummed up by a Chinese promoter who was trying to get me to come there after playing Japan and Korea. My guess is that the guy printed up tickets and made promises to certain groups without any agreements being made. We had no intention of playing China at that time, and when it didn't happen most likely the promoter had to save face...
  • Myrrh Weeping Icon Comes To Bakersfield

    01/31/2011 6:37:46 AM PST · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    KERO Ch 23 ABC ^ | 1/30/11 | Kimberly Foley
    This Weekend, 'A Window To Heaven' Appeared At St. George Greek Orthodox ChurchBAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- According to Tom Dorlis, the vice president of the parish council for St. George Greek Orthodox Church, back in 2007, around the time of the financial crisis, a portrait of the Virgin Mary, from Hawaii, started to cry an oily substance that smells like roses. Parishioners at the church, located at the intersection of Truxton Avenue and 'U' Street, said there's no doubt that the weeping icon is a gift from god, whether you're a believer or not. What the myrrh-streaming icon is, is basically...
  • Ethiopian Christ Icon Found 500 Years On

    01/27/2011 9:53:14 PM PST · by marshmallow · 15 replies
    An 15th century Ethiopian icon of the infant Christ child sitting on his mother's knee was discovered after it was cleaned by a British charity.The central panel of the triptych had over the centuries become blackened with the sprinkling of perfume that the monks use as they worship. The hugely important and stunning painted wood panel is now visible in its original coloured glory, showing a pale-faced Jesus with black curly hair and rosy cheeks. His hand has three digits raised and two down as if blessing the person looking at him. He has a halo and is wearing a...
  • Lessons In Iconography : The Chi Rho - Christ

    08/03/2010 1:13:37 PM PDT · by bronxville · 18 replies · 10+ views
    The Foundation for Sacred Arts ^ | April 1, 2010 | Rachel Ross
    Lessons In Iconography : The Chi Rho - Christ The Chi Rho may well be one of the most recognized of Christian symbols, and it represents Christ himself. This simple symbol is made up of a superimposed "X" (chi) and a "P" (rho), the first two letters of Christ's name in Greek. Used from the earliest days of Christianity on lamps, liturgical objects, sarcophagi, and in catacomb painting, and still in wide use today, the Chi Rho is linked to the conversion of the Roman empire in the fourth century. In 312 AD, on the eve of his battle against...
  • Virgin Mary (icon) was flown over the Earth 176 Times (in space station)

    11/30/2009 9:45:21 AM PST · by NYer · 25 replies · 900+ views
    Ministry Values ^ | November 2009
    Reported by Interfax of Russia in Moscow On November 25, an unusual sacred procession took place when the Virgin Mary Icon known as the "Sign" (see below) flew around the Earth 176 times. On September 30 the spaceship Soyuz TMA 16 which had a mission to bring the icon to the International Space Station was driven from the Baikonur cosmodrome, the representative of the Galaxy studying centre initiated the project told Interfax-Religion on Wednesday. The sacred procession was finished on October 11. The icon, after circling the earth for over a week,  was delivered back on the "Soyz TMA 14 spaceship. The icon of the Virgin Mary "The...
  • St. Andrew: Lighting the way for Advent

    11/27/2009 10:00:39 PM PST · by lightman · 6 replies · 648+ views
    American Lutheran Publicity Bureau ^ | 28 November AD 2009 | Rev. J. Thomas Shelley, STS
    When the buider and I laid off the corners to excavate for my house we oriented the longest side toward the south southwest. By placing most of the windows on this sunniest side, we hoped to capture some of the free heat of every cloudless winter day. This orientation was to have an unexpected consequence each Advent; one that we could not have anticipated. As sun moves southward toward the winter solstice, our apparent sunrise actually becomes earlier; closer to the time listed in an almanac. In the summer the rising sun is blocked for several hours by a hill...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 9-9-09

    09/09/2009 2:55:18 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies · 1,390+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 9-9-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Ted Kennedy: Catholic political icon

    08/26/2009 9:51:57 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 21 replies · 758+ views
    GetReligion ^ | August 26, 2009 | tmatt
    Frankly, I do not quite know where to start, in terms of focusing on the role of religion in the mainstream media coverage of the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy. For starters, his Catholic faith is a given. At the same time, so is his standing as a deeply troubled leader, husband, father, uncle and patriarch of the always controversial Kennedy clan. Thus, let me offer this chance for our readers to help us scan the coverage, looking for the best and the worst of the news coverage of the role that faith played or did not play in...
  • Geology Picture of the Week, August 16-22, 2009: A Little Puzzle about Mount Assiniboine

    08/18/2009 10:25:26 PM PDT · by cogitator · 26 replies · 1,901+ views
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    Why this mountain? My little puzzle is: I have a specific reason for posting these pictures now of the photogenic Mount Assiniboine in Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, Alberta (adjacent to Banff and Kootenay National Parks). Anybody astute enough to guess what the reason is? (Click all but the second for full-size.)
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 8-11-09

    08/11/2009 2:57:51 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 42 replies · 1,869+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 8-11-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 8-7-09

    08/07/2009 2:56:41 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 89 replies · 3,252+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 8-7-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 8-6-09

    08/06/2009 3:01:12 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 65 replies · 3,014+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 8-6-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 8-4-09

    08/04/2009 2:58:19 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 43 replies · 2,029+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 8-4-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-31-09

    07/31/2009 2:54:21 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 16 replies · 903+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-31-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-30-09

    07/30/2009 2:55:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 22 replies · 847+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-30-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-29-09

    07/29/2009 2:51:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 35 replies · 1,254+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-29-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-27-09

    07/27/2009 2:49:16 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies · 1,526+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-27-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • US shock jock Savage targeted 'to balance least wanted list'

    07/25/2009 7:23:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 69 replies · 553+ views
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | July 25, 2009 | Glen Owen
    Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has suffered a major setback in her legal battle with American 'shock jock' Michael Savage after her officials were accused of banning him from the country on racial grounds. Emails written by Home Office officials privately acknowledged the ban on Mr Savage would provide 'balance' to a list dominated by Muslims - and linked the decision to Gordon Brown and Foreign Secretary David Miliband. The officials admitted their action could look 'duplicitous' and cited his 'homophobia' as a reason the move would receive public support. The Right-wing radio presenter, whose hardline views on Islam, rape...
  • Realpolitik: Savage on ban list to 'balance' Muslim extremists

    07/25/2009 11:03:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies · 697+ views
    WND ^ | July 25, 2009 | staff
    Official correspondence, released under the United Kingdom's Freedom of Information law, reveals that U.S. radio talk-show host Michael Savage's name was placed on a list of people banned from Britain in order to provide "balance" to a "least wanted" list dominated by Muslim extremists, and the decision was made "at the highest level of government," the London Daily Mail reported today. "We will want to ensure that the names disclosed reflect the broad range of cases and are not all Islamic extremists," reads a draft recommendation, marked "Restricted," that was obtained as part of Savage's libel lawsuit against the government...
  • Home secretary will fight shock jock defamation case

    07/25/2009 9:03:07 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 18 replies · 367+ views
    Politics.co.uk ^ | June 1, 2009 | Ian Dunt
    Jacqui Smith will fight a defamation case against her by right wing US 'shock jock Michael Savage, after she banned him from entering the country. Mr Savage, real name Michael Weiner, was on a list of those barred from entering the UK out of concern he may foster hatred. "I am living in fear and have had to employ security guards after being outrageously named on this list of terrorists and killers," he said. "I have no idea what criminal acts they refer to in their press release. They have refused to explain, despite our requests." Also featured on the...
  • Brit ban on Savage was pure politics

    07/25/2009 8:51:48 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 13 replies · 272+ views
    American Thinker ^ | July 25, 2009 | Thomas Lifson
    The political roots of the UK government's decision to bar talk show host Michael Savage have been revealed for the world to see, thanks to a freedom of information lawsuit in Britain that caused Home Office documents on the subject to be made public. We now know that political considerations -- the need to placate Muslims, a powerful voting bloc -- resulted in a search for someone to "provide a balance of types of exclusion cases." The UK Daily Mail provides excerpts of some of the damning communications The documents include a draft recommendation, marked 'Restricted', saying: 'We will want...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-24-09

    07/24/2009 2:56:04 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 38 replies · 1,202+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-24-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-23-09

    07/23/2009 2:46:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 34 replies · 869+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-23-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-22-09

    07/22/2009 2:52:12 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 55 replies · 1,199+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-22-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Michael Savage is STILL BANNED Plus More US Talk Show Hosts On UK Ban List?

    07/23/2009 4:50:16 AM PDT · by JoeSeales · 29 replies · 1,621+ views
    http://joeseales.blogtownhall.com/ ^ | July 23rd, 2009 | Joe Seales
    Dr. Michael Savage confirmed on his radio show "The Savage Nation" last night, that he is still banned from the United Kingdom, and also drops a potential bombshell that in his words is "a very dangerous situation that will put a chill through every fair minded American and that will set off a shockwave through the British and American governments." According to Savage, after researching the information he and his lawyers obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, there is significant evidence to suggest that there are more American talk show personalities whose names are also on the United Kingdom's...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-21-09

    07/21/2009 2:56:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 22 replies · 755+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-21-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Savage: UK Ban Not Lifted

    07/20/2009 1:41:25 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 37 replies · 842+ views
    SFGate ^ | July 20, 2009 | Rich Lieberman
    Michael Savage says a London paper's report that he's been removed from the UK "ban list" is false and that he believes the US government was behind the decision by ex-UK Home secretary Jacqui Smith's controversial action two months ago to announce a list of 16 people branded as 'least wanted' in the UK. Savage was on the list."I am not off the list. I am still on it!"Savage, speaking by phone, says Smith was a virtual tool in the affair. *** Savage says he will devote his entire program today, (3-7 PM, KNEW 910 AM) to go into the...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-20-09

    07/20/2009 2:59:40 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies · 894+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-20-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Savage nation LIVE June 23 2009! the DR is in!

    06/23/2009 3:17:41 PM PDT · by 09Patriot · 35 replies · 891+ views
    Join us tonite to discuss The Savage Nation! http://michaelsavage.com/
  • Michael Savage: Pack your bags for England!

    07/19/2009 1:48:41 AM PDT · by xtinct · 53 replies · 4,477+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/19/09 | staff
    Britain's incoming home secretary says ban on radio talker's travel to be lifted Radio talker Michael Savage told WND he was "stunned" by the quick decision by incoming United Kingdom Home Secretary Alan Johnson to scrap his predecessor's list of people banned from Britain a list that included Savage along with Islamic hate preachers and terrorists. Savage had sued outgoing Home Secretary Jacqui Smith for libel for listing him, along with 15 others, as "least wanted" visitors in the country. Meanwhile, Smith's successor, Alan Johnson, called the move a terrible blunder and told the London Daily Mail he would...
  • The Savage Nation Celebrates Unbanning from UK

    07/19/2009 9:29:12 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 24 replies · 1,144+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5fqDIF9RcY ^ | July 19th, 2009 | Joe Seales
    A Savage Nation Celebration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5fqDIF9RcY VICTORY! Michael Savage Unbanned From The UK! A Savage Nation Tribute to Dear Old England And Our Solidarity With Her.. This is A Victory Not Only For Michael Savage, But For All Freedom Loving People.. Michael Savage told WND he was "stunned" by the quick decision by incoming United Kingdom Home Secretary Alan Johnson to scrap his predecessor's list of people banned from Britain a list that included Savage along with Islamic hate preachers and terrorists. Savage had sued outgoing Home Secretary Jacqui Smith for libel for listing him, along with 15 others, as "least...
  • Pack your bags for England! [Savage Britain ban lifted]

    07/18/2009 8:11:19 PM PDT · by SpaceBar · 33 replies · 1,696+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 18, 2009 | WND
    Britain's incoming home secretary says ban on radio talker's travel to be lifted WASHINGTON Radio talker Michael Savage told WND he was "stunned" by the quick decision by incoming United Kingdom Home Secretary Alan Johnson to scrap his predecessor's list of people banned from Britain a list that included Savage along with Islamic hate preachers and terrorists. Savage had sued outgoing Home Secretary Jacqui Smith for libel for listing him, along with 15 others, as "least wanted" visitors in the country. Meanwhile, Smith's successor, Alan Johnson, called the move a terrible blunder and told the London Daily...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-16-09

    07/17/2009 2:54:18 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 42 replies · 981+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-16-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-16-09

    07/16/2009 2:53:59 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 67 replies · 1,459+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-16-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-15-09

    07/15/2009 2:54:11 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 37 replies · 871+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-15-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Michael Savage Unleashed!

    07/14/2009 3:56:18 PM PDT · by whatisthetruth · 22 replies · 985+ views
    Love him or hate him when Savage unloads, it's sure to leave a mark.
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-14-09

    07/14/2009 2:49:59 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies · 618+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-14-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-13-09

    07/13/2009 2:58:15 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 86 replies · 1,743+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-13-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Michael Savage Discusses Faith and Religion with Jewish Rabbi caller (audio/video) 09 Jul 2009

    07/12/2009 9:39:14 PM PDT · by whatisthetruth · 32 replies · 955+ views
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-10-09

    07/10/2009 2:55:20 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 110 replies · 2,074+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-10-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-9-09 (repost)

    07/09/2009 4:22:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 55 replies · 1,149+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-9-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-8-09

    07/08/2009 2:53:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 124 replies · 3,132+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-8-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-7-09

    07/07/2009 2:50:47 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 208 replies · 3,151+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-7-09 | Dr. Michael Savage