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Friday the Thirteenth; Can a Mass Belief Cause Bad Luck?


August 13th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday the Thirteenth, or “Black Friday”, has long been looked upon as a day full of bad luck, and although there are many who write it off ... Read more...

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World’s oldest university poised for revival in India after 800 years


August 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.4 (ANI): Nalanda University, an ancient seat of learning destroyed in 1193, is poised for revival.According to The Independent, an ambitious plan to establish an international university with the same ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover late-Roman cemetery in Lincolnshire


July 15th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Archaeologists have found 46 human skeletons at what is thought to be an ancient Roman cemetery, in a county village.The discovery was made during a five-week dig taking ... Read more...

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No proof of Jesus’ crucifixion, claims scholar


June 24th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): The episode of Jesus' crucifixion is based more on traditions of the Christian church and artistic illustrations than antique texts, says a Swedish researcher."The problem is that descriptions ... Read more...

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Jesus’ crucifixion reality or artistic illustration?


June 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The episode of Jesus' crucifixion is based more on traditions of the Christian church and artistic illustrations than antique texts, says a Swedish researcher."The problem is that descriptions ... Read more...

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The significance of Easter Bunny on Easter


April 5th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): While the Bible has no mention of Easter bunnies and eggs, Easter has been synonymous with the long-eared, cotton-tailed creature and kids painting eggs or hunting for baskets ... Read more...

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New Zealand church re-erects stolen Mary and Joseph billboard


December 18th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 18 (DPA) An Anglican church billboard depicting Joseph and the Virgin Mary in bed with the words "Poor Joseph, God was a hard act to follow" was back on display ... Read more...

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Kiwi church’s risque Mary, Joseph in bed billboard causes outrage


December 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 17 (ANI): A Christmas billboard depicting Jesus' mother Mary looking dejected after unsatisfying sex with Joseph has made Kiwi Catholics unhappy.The huge ad put up in downtown Auckland showed the ... Read more...

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New Zealand church billboard stirs Virgin Mary row


December 17th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 17 (DPA) A billboard outside an Anglican church depicting Joseph and the Virgin Mary in bed, with the words "Poor Joseph, God was a hard act to follow", has upset ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd-Webber feels fear of miffing minorities is marring creativity in arts


September 9th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): British musical theatre composer Andrew Lloyd-Webber feels that creativity in arts is bearing the brunt of political correctness. He even says that the fear of offending minorities ... Read more...

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