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Pope Francis and Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000 year rift


The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. 391 more words

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Beethoven's Seventh and the Superbowl

We had an enjoyable night at the symphony last weekend. Our fine conductor, Mark Russell Smith, has done an outstanding job with our Quad City Symphony over the years and their hard work has certainly paid off. 376 more words


Same Sea

I still stare at this image I took a few years ago.  Two very different creatures, sharing the same stones, the same shore, the same sea. 30 more words


The Gates to Common Ground

The Gates to Common Ground

India is a steaming melting pot of faiths and cultures, one I was briefly cast into as a callow youth. I brought all my first world certainties to that extraordinary, baffling country. 1,807 more words