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Monday, 20 April 2015 |

Who was St. Tikhon?

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Full name: Tikhon Bellavin Dates: 1865 to 1925 In America: 1898 to 1907 Who was he? Head of the Russian Archdiocese in North America at the turn of the 20th century, and later Patriarch of Moscow during the Bolshevik Revolution and its bloody aftermath. He was known for being a kind bishop, humble and unassuming.…...
Monday, 20 April 2015 |

The Resurrection of Christ

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The word Pascha is a Hebrew word meaning Passover. In the Old Testament, the word was used to signify the crossing of the Red Sea by the Jews and their miraculous salvation from their persecutor Pharaoh. In the New Testament, Pascha, is the name for the feast of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and His victorious passage from death unto...

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Sunday, 19 April 2015 |

Jealousy

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imageOne of the signs of egotism is the presence of some feeling of jealousy within us....

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Business investment in advanced economies contracted sharply during the global crisis and has recovered little since. This column argues that the main factor holding back investment is overall economomic weakness. In some countries other contributing factors include financial constraints and policy uncertainty. Fixing the investment dearth will...
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Jacob Lew warns that Europe's failure to reach a debt agreement with Greece would create "uncertainties" for the whole world...
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imageThe holy grail approaches: augmented reality. Big navigation arrows projected on the windshield in line with the actual turning point....
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We end on a soothe note with Italy.

International Politics

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- Black Lives Matter even throughout Africa , a continent ravaged by imperialism, violence and exploitation

- The United Nations called for $275 million from members to help those living in Yemen

Middle East

- Gareth Porter: “ The ‘Possible Military Dimensions’...

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Debt restructuring is the second largest source of outside financing for Ukraine’s new IMF program. The Fund itself brings $17.5 billion over four years; $9.6 billion comes from governments and other multilaterals (including Europe, the United States, and most recently, China), leaving $15.3 billion for...

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"Brittany Maynard's death ... made it a political issue for younger people, not just older people," said medical ethicist Arthur Caplan....

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