February 11, 2011

City of Bethlehem nominated as UNESCO World Heritage site

JERUSALEM – The city of Bethlehem has been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site by the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
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Vatican statistics show overall increase in number of priests

VATICAN CITY – The number of Catholic priests in the world has increased consistently over the past decade and the “relative superabundance” of priests in Europe and North America has begun to attenuate, the Vatican said.
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UPDATED: Judge Garbis rules Baltimore pregnancy center sign law unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Marvin J. Garbis ruled Jan. 28 in Baltimore that it is unconstitutional to require pro-life pregnancy centers to post signs with language mandated by the government.
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The Orioles’ other Ironman dies at age 86

Baltimore Orioles Photo The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Ernie Tyler, the Orioles’ longtime umpire attendant who worked 3,819 consecutive home games at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park, has died at age 86. A graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington, Mr. Tyler was a dedicated O’s fan from the first moment the baseball team...
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