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  • Glastonbury Mysteries Answered

    Glastonbury Mysteries Answered
    So where can that Glastonbury crown in Friday's debut of the new series "Glastonbury Mysteries" be found? Above the front door of town hall and part of the town seal. The Glastonbury thorn, a legendary plant with roots in the Bible, has long graced...
  • In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'

    In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'
    Roman Catholics across the Chicago area flocked to their parishes Sunday, expressing hope that their next archbishop, Blase Cupich, will be an extension of Pope Francis by welcoming more voices on matters such as same-sex marriage and helping to heal...
  • Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism

    Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism
    European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe. EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...
  • Ian Paisley dies at 88; Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker

    Ian Paisley, the thundering Protestant preacher who helped fan the sectarianism of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” but went on to lead a power-sharing government that included some of his most bitter Catholic enemies, died Friday in...
  • Former Northern Irish unionist leader Ian Paisley dies: party

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Hardline Protestant cleric and former Northern Ireland leader Ian Paisley has died at the age of 88, his Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said on Friday. After years of opposing reconciliation with Irish Republicans in the British-...
  • Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker Ian Paisley dies

    Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker Ian Paisley dies
    BELFAST (Reuters) - Firebrand Protestant cleric Ian Paisley, whose unlikely alliance with bitter Catholic rivals helped to bring a belated peace to Northern Ireland, died on Friday aged 88, his family said. As the leading light of hardline Unionism,...
  • Ian Paisley, key figure in Northern Ireland peace process, dies at 88

    LONDON Ian Paisley, the former leader of the mainly-Protestant Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and a key figure in the Northern Irish peace process, has died at the age of 88, his wife said on Friday. "My beloved husband, Ian, entered his eternal rest...
  • Nationalists push for Irish unity vote after 'inspiring' Scottish referendum

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said Scotland's "inspiring" referendum on independence would accelerate a vote to unite Ireland, a prospect quickly dismissed by Unionists who share power in Northern Ireland. Scotland spurned...
  • Speak out

    Buy your own In response to "WAR ON WOMEN," I couldn't stop laughing, war on women. That is what you call it so you don't have to take responsibility for your sex life. You want me to pay for all of you who hop into bed with every low life out there. I...
  • A Bit Of Glastonbury History In A Sign

    A Bit Of Glastonbury History In A Sign
    GLASTONBURY — So exactly what is depicted on the new Historical Society of Glastonbury sign on the town green? The dozen images, painted by local artist Dave Magee, represent vital parts of the town's storied history. Chicken and egg: Arbor...
  • Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens 2014-15 season

    Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens 2014-15 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty. Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...