Daily Archives: February 5, 2014

Hark, the heraldry: cracking the coat-of-arms code

VATICAN CITY — Have you ever wanted to decipher the mysterious signs and symbols on a coat of arms? An Italian cardinal has just published a book (alas, in Italiano) on cracking the code of heraldry in the church — … Continue reading

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In Philippines, rubble disappearing, but challenges remain

By Dennis Sadowski TACLOBAN, Philippines — The massive piles of rubble are disappearing from the streets of this city of 240,000, but plenty of evidence of destruction remains from November’s Typhoon Haiyan in every corner of town. On our arrival … Continue reading

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