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  • Prince Charles visits Jerusalem tomb of unique ancestor

    Prince Charles visits Jerusalem tomb of unique ancestor

    • Jan 24, 2020

    Britain’s Prince Charles on Friday paid a solemn visit to the tomb of his grandmother, who sheltered Jews during the Holocaust and whose tumultuous life was marked by exile, mental illness and a religious devotion to serving the needy.

  • Seeking the cross: Icy dips mark the feast of Epiphany

    • Jan 6, 2020

    Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers plunged into the icy waters of rivers and lakes across Bulgaria on Monday to retrieve crucifixes tossed by priests in Epiphany ceremonies commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ.

  • Cuomo: Rebuilding of church lost in 9/11 attacks to resume

    Cuomo: Rebuilding of church lost in 9/11 attacks to resume

    • Jan 3, 2020

    Two years after a lack of funds halted construction of a marble-clad Greek Orthodox church at New York’s World Trade Center site, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Greek Orthodox officials announced plans Thursday to resume construction with the goal of finishing the rebuilding by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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