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Newsflash: Cardinal Schönborn Demonstrated Against Religious Persecution in Egypt

The demonstration was held in the centre of Vienna on Friday afternoon, October 21 2011 . It was led by the Cardinal of the Austrian Catholic Church Dr. Christoph Schönborn and the Coptic Bishop in Austria, Anba Gabriel. The march … Continue reading

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“Who’s there? – A poor Sinner”: Habsburger Funeral Ritual

(Note: thanks to Cecilia for the suggestion and the video link) “Meménto, homo, quia pulvis es, et in púlverem revertéris” (Remember that thou art dust, and to dust thou shalt return). This verse used on Ash Wednesday while ashes are … Continue reading

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