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Again RECENT POSTS and a request

On the right sidebar, I have quite a few links to posts, even those which have scrolled off the front page.  But here are some for your convenience (especially for those of you sending me email about things I have … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Window Glass Discovered at Glastonbury Abbey

From a reader for your Just Too Cool file:
Anglo-Saxon Window Glass Discovered at Glastonbury Abbey (Somerset)
New research led by the University of Reading has revealed that finds at Glastonbury Abbey provide the earliest archaeological evidence for glass-making in Britain.
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Of vandals, thorns and blooms

Do you remember vile scrubs hacked away at the Holy Thorn Tree in Glastonbury, England?
I found in The Mail a story that the Thorn Tree is blooming.
Bud by bud.

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Holy Land: Joshua’s Tomb vandalized with Arabic graffiti

Remember the mutilation of the Holy Thorn Tree in Glastonbury, England?
From Jihad Watch:
“If Jews were to desecrate a Muslim holy tomb in the same manner, the whole world would rage and erupt.” Yep.
Islamic Tolerance Alert from Samaria: “Joshua’s Tomb vandalized … Continue reading

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Stupid hateful destruction of a celebrated Christian pilgrimage site

I believe that time in the public stocks might not be adequate for the party or parties responsible.
From CMR:
This is truly despicable and sad.
Vandals have destroyed one of the most celebrated Christian pilgrimage sites in Britain and chopped … Continue reading

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Some random notes on a scan of The Catholic Herald

In the latest number of The Catholic Herald, the best Catholic news weekly in the UK, there are some interesting stories. 
I see the online edition, which is really useful!
I’ll just do a stream of first impressions about … Continue reading

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