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July 22, 2020
July 22, 2020
What day of the week is it? For many, during lockdown, this question proved extraordinarily difficult to answer. Days seemed to merge into each other. We needed new vocabulary to describe such novel experiences. Hence, Blursday. Blursday is what in linguistics is called a blend. Two words combine to create a new word. It’s a
July 22, 2020
More than 48,000 people have signed an online petition asking the Brazilian bishops to open a beatification cause for the most recent bishop to die from the coronavirus.
July 22, 2020
Since 2010, the Paris-based L’Observatoire de la Christianophobie has chronicled anti-Christian incidents in France and around the world.
July 22, 2020
It is a treasured place for fiction lovers: the house in the village of Chawton, Hampshire, where Jane Austen lived for the last eight years of her life, from 1809 to 1817, and wrote some of her best-known novels. But last month the house, now a museum, was threatened with permanent closure due to the
July 22, 2020
Government authorities in Shanxi, China, are ordering people who receive government assistance to replace religious symbols in their homes, including pictures of Jesus, with pictures of Chairman Mao and President Xi Jinping.
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