Bed Down Havana's grand hotels are a nod to the county's golden era, with jaw-dropping Art Deco and Spanish colonial architecture. At the Hotel Nacional de Cuba , the country's landmark property, entire rooms are decorated floor to ceiling ... Jet Setter, 2 weeks ago
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He's done it. As this column predicted he would, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has gotten his way. Last month he closed a chapter on pacifist Japan, ramming through unpopular new security legislation that will allow Japanese military engagement in ...Japan Times, 16 hours ago
Cuban prominent revolutionary combatant, Jorge Risquet Valdes-Saldaña, passed away in Havana on Monday morning at age 85, as a result of a long, serious disease. Born on May 6, 1930, in Havana, he joined the revolutionary youth movement in 1943.Radio Angulo, 5 days ago
While you could argue for or against Buenos Aires denomination as the Paris of South America until youre blue in the face, the truth is that the Argentine capital is a singularly attractive city with lots of grand Neoclassical buildings, wide ...10Best.com, 1 week ago
WASHINGTON An 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope Francis in the first canonization on U.S. soil. Francis canonized Junipero Serra during a Mass outside the ...Japan Times, 1 week ago Native Californians oppose sainthood for missionary who 'destroyed our people' CBC, 1 week ago Savior, Or Villain? The Complicated Story Of Pope Francis's Next American Saint Oregon Public Broadcasting, 3 weeks ago Savior Or Villain? The Complicated Story Of Pope Francis' Next Saint NPR, 3 weeks ago
Andrew Galvan knows the wound that lingers almost 250 years later, the one that bears upon the genesis of the great American West. The British colonized the East, but here in California, the Spaniards arrived with their armies and Catholic ...WCVB.com, 1 week ago Hero or horror? Junipero Serra, priest behind California missions, to be made saint by Pope Francis 1070wapi.com, 1 week ago
× Pope Francis to Make Junipero Serra a Saint During a Historic Canonization In this file photo, Pope Francis delivers his Christmas Day message from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on Dec. 25, 2014, in Vatican City. The "Urbi et Orbi" ...DailyNews724.com, 1 week ago Pope Francis makes missionary Junipero Serra a saint CNN, 1 week ago Program launched in California to address critiques of Serra National Catholic Reporter, 2 weeks ago
Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle Vincent Medina visits a mural by artist Jean LaMarr which celebrates the history and culture of Ohlone Indians, at Ohlone Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Medina was chosen to read a passage ...San Francisco Chronicle.com, 1 week ago
Story highlights Father Junipero Serra was a Spanish missionary who built missions in California Pope Francis will declare Serra a saint as part of Vatican's "New Evangelization" campaign Many Indians, Latinos condemn Serra as an architect of ...CNN, 1 week ago Pope to name controversial saint CNN, 1 week ago
A friend of mine recently confided in me that she has no idea how to refer to brown people. Is it Latino or Hispanic and what's the difference? She also asked me if Hispanic is a derogatory term and are Brazilians Latino. There is a lot of confusion ...Social Dashboard, 1 week ago
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