Daily Archives: March 10, 2011

Human Cross Record Attempt

At the start of Lent: Thousands of Filipinos lined up across a football field in Manila to mark the start of Lent by forming a human cross they hoped would go down as the world’s biggest. Officials at the University … Continue reading

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Copts Bury Their Dead

See more heartbreaking photos as MSNBC’s photoblog. Reuters: Thousands of Egyptian Christians attended an emotional funeral service on Thursday for people killed in the worst Christian-Muslim violence since Hosni Mubarak was toppled from power. Six coffins lay by a church … Continue reading

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Assassination Attempt on Patriarch Bartholomew I Prevented

Yet another assassination attempt on the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, has been prevented: The Turkish police have prevented another assassination attempt on Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, according to the Austrian catholic news agency. The Turkish police have … Continue reading

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Renovations Underway at the Holy Temple Mount

The Jerusalem Post reports: Jordanian-financed restoration work is currently underway at the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The 35-acre compound Muslims know as Haram Al-Sharif, or Noble Sanctuary, is the third holiest site in Islam. Jews refer to … Continue reading

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