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Meeting of the Abbots

This summer we seem to be having more individual guests and guest groups than in past summers.  These past few days the 32 members of the Swiss American General Chapter arrived for meetings which began Thursday evening and ended with a banquet after Vespers on Sunday evening.  94 more words

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Tom Elliot Misinterpret The Holy Quran

As a member of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, I need to clarify some statements taken from Tom Elliot’s open letter to Islam. First, Tom Elliot should know that if we cite a verse from the Holy Quran out of its context, it can mislead us. 150 more words


Sister Pantaleon mailing peach stones

Margaret Bradley (1840-1928) was the daughter of Charles Bradley (1818-1872) who met his wife Anne McMahon when he went to work on the Dungannon to Cookstown railway in the mid-nineteenth century.   88 more words


From the Archives: Hu's on First

This was originally posted back before Xi took office as the leader of China. Re-posting to welcome the leader for his visit to the USA.


St Cedd

The conversion of Britain to Christianity (largely during the 7th century) was achieved through a mixture of faith and political expediency. The key to the spread of Christianity was the conversion of monarchs and nobility in the various British kingdoms, often a result of marriage negotiations or a declaration of allegiance between kingdoms. 282 more words