Monthly Archives: December 2021

Philippines toughens quarantine rules in capital against Omicron

Published on: 12/31/2021 – 3:18 PM Manila (AFP) – The Philippines will tighten coronavirus restrictions in the capital Manila over fears of an “exponential growth” in cases due to the highly contagious variant of Omicron, the government said on Friday. The metropolis of 13 million people will be placed on …

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Former Aspen priest faces civil lawsuit accusing him of 300 sexual assaults on altar boy

A former Catholic priest from Aspen not only sexually assaulted a local altar boy around 300 times in the early 2000s, but he also beat the boy when he refused to comply with his sexual demands, according to a civil lawsuit filed last week in Denver District Court. Reverend Michael …

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Stolen statues in Woodland Park, nativity scene of the NJ church – CBS New York

WOODLAND PARK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – A thief targeted a church in New Jersey, stealing pieces of its nursery. The crime happened Sunday night outside Holy Cross Catholic Church in Woodland Park. READ MORE: Mayor-elect Eric Adams presents COVID-19 plan for New York City as Omicron registers spike (credit: Church of …

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Warren County Supervisors to Vote on Nine ARPA Applications – The Vicksburg Post

The Warren County Supervisory Board will decide on Monday whether nine nonprofits will receive a $ 149,000 share of the American Recovery Plan Act funds. Vice-chairman Shawn Jackson said the group includes local veterans organizations and youth groups. “The veterans groups, a lot of their work was around young people …

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“It’s overwhelming”: the anguish of a priest after churches were ransacked by vandals

The barricaded windows are the result of repeated attacks on the offices and center which are part of St Peter & St John’s Catholic Church in Camberley. The problems started in the summer, with young people finding themselves in the field behind the building. There were several break-ins with broken …

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Pastors in East Germany call for shots despite protests

CHEMNITZ, Germany – The pastor opened the wrought-iron doors of St. Petri’s Church in the German city of Chemnitz and sighed in relief when he saw the long line of people waiting in the cold for coronavirus vaccines. Together with the parish council, Reverend Christoph Herbst had invited a relief …

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Letter to the editor: It seems to have worked in Poland

Mr Brunell writes about the record growth of Poland’s economy since its liberation from Soviet rule in 1989 and the adoption of a free enterprise system. Mr Brunell forgets to mention that Poland has been the biggest beneficiary of European Union (EU) development funds since joining the EU in 2004. …

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Elizabeth Susanne (Hartung) Zangel | News, Sports, Jobs

Elizabeth Susanne (Hartung) Zangel, 104, passed away peacefully (a centenarian) on Monday, October 25, 2021 in Reston, Virginia. Elizabeth was born in a “1800 House of settlers” located on her parents’ farm just outside the town of New Ulm, Minnesota, on October 5, 1917. The birth certificate indicated that she …

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Anti-apartheid leader Desmond Tutu dies at 90 in Cape Town

The late Anglican Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu made an affectionate remark about Motor City decades ago when he said if he were to live outside South Africa , “Detroit would be very high on the list. The global icon, known for her tireless and non-violent fight …

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