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Clothing of the Supreme Pontiff

Miter: Until the 10th century Popes uses a gold band that  was tightened to the head, however today, the bishops use during solemn acts a mitra, a CAP that has spikes on the top and two strips hanging on the back. Crosier: It is the most ancient emblem of command for a Bishop,...
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British defend their sovereignty over the Falkland Islands

1,672 Falkland Islands’ residents voted yesterday on the final day of a two-day referendum called to make clear their desire to remain a British colony, despite claims of sovereignty of Argentina. “Let’s see if the Argentines finally learn that this land is not...
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Election Time of the last Popes in history

The Catholic world waits with expectation the election of the new pope. The conclave has begun and the election is expected to be completed within a short period. It is probable that this Friday is known the name of the new pontiff of the church. The number of days differ and so...
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IAPA rejects restrictions for IACHR and Rapporteur

Yesterday, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed “their strong rejection to any weakening of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Organization of American States (OAS) that...
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Journalist sentenced to 30 days in jail and to pay $30 thousand

Yaco Martinez, journalist and CEO of La Nacion, a newspaper of Tulcan, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and to cancel the amount of $ 30,000 dollars for alleged damages caused to the  former Governor of Carchi, Maria Helena Villarreal. Former District Governor sued Martinez for ...
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Rome woke up with to Pro eligendo Pontificie Mass

With a special mass and wearing read coats, hundreds of cardinals from around the world began this morning ceremonies prior to their isolation in the Sistine Chapel, where  the conclave will be held in order to appoint  the next leader of the Catholic Church. The St. Peter...
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Duzac debt has already defined its expert

Fabricio Segovia, 24th Civil Judge of Pichincha, appointed Leticia Morales as an expert in the case of debt Duzac Gaston, who has to pay $ 800,000 to the bank COFIEC, Property Management Unit Public Law (Ugedep). Now Morales must submit a report on March 20, it also asked the...
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Today began the conclave without a favorite candidate

Without a favorite candidate among the cardinals division, this morning started the second conclave of the third millennium, to elect the 266th Pope in the history of the Catholic Church. At 4:30pm, local time in Rome, one hundred fifteen cardinals from 50 countries will enter...
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Ecuadorian Government fails to reform precautionary measures

Ecuador did not received the support at the Conference of States Parties of the American Convention on Human Rights (ACHR) for its proposal to reform the mechanism of precautionary measures of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The Ecuadorian foreign minister,...
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Tungurahua started producing lava fountains and clouds of steam again

The Tungurahua volcano, currently in activity since 1999, yesterday generated fountains of lava in its crater, clouds of steam and  ash emanations. Daniel Pacheco, one of the scientists who closely follows the behavior of the volcano, indicated that in the sectors of Chonglotus...
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