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  December 1 - 8, 2000 - Church News
Vatican City, 8 (NE) To encourage vocations to priesthood is the duty of all baptized, recalled yesterday Pope John Paul II in St. Peter's Basilica.
The pilgrimage through American lands started on December 12, 1992, in the Basilica of Guadalupe, Mexico, from where a group of priests, nuns and lays faithful started the mission of carrying the Marian image, the Bible and flags of the Latin American nations and Caribbean Islands, as a symbol of the continental confraternity.
Mexico City, 8 (NE) The theft of sacred art is a preoccupying theme in the countries of rich Catholic tradition, like Mexico, where only in the capital city 500 churches can be found that are considered cultural patrimony of the nation because of their construction and because they have valuable pieces of religious art.
www.eclesiales.org /english/archive/0012-1.htm   (4025 words)

  December - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days.
December was also the tenth month in the Roman calendar until a monthless winter period was divided between January and February.
December in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to June in the Southern Hemisphere and vise versa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/December   (397 words)

 WWII Axis Military History Day-by-Day: December
December 1, 1943: Conclusion of the Tehran Conference, with the three Allies in substantial agreement on the division of postwar Germany and the westward movement of the Polish eastern and western frontiers.
December 19, 1941: Frogmen of the Italian Navy penetrate the port of Alexandria in Egypt and damage the British battleships HMS Valiant and Queen Elizabeth.
December 19, 1944: SHAEF orders the 101st Airborne Division as well as the 10th Armored Division to be detached from 3rd Army and moved north to support the US forces under attack in the Ardennes, particularly to aid the 28th Infantry Division in its defense of the vital road junction of Bastogne.
www.feldgrau.com /december.html   (2214 words)

 December 2003
Chief Minister Digvijay Singh resigns on December 5; on December 8 Uma Bharti is sworn in as chief minister.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot resigns on December 4; Vasundhara Raje is sworn in as chief minister on December 8.
Vázquez is sworn in as governor on December 31.
rulers.org /2003-12.html   (1535 words)

 Amazon.ca: December 8, 1941: MacArthur's Pearl Harbor: Books: William H. Bartsch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On December 8, 1941, a scant ten hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a large force of Japanese bombers and fighters crippled the largest force of four-engine B-17 bombers outside of the United States, as well as many of their P-40 support fighters.
December 8, 1941: Macarthur's Pearl Harbor by William H. Bartsch aptly and accessibly studies the Japanese surprise attack against American forces in the Philippines that took place scarcely ten hours after the famous assault on Pearl Harbor.
December 8, 1941: Macarthur's Pearl Harbor probes this episode of American military history with painstaking research drawn from both American and Japanese records, and uses this information to present a startlingly detailed portrayal of those tumultuous events in the opening days of American military involvement in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
www.amazon.ca /December-1941-MacArthurs-Pearl-Harbor/dp/1585442461   (2384 words)

 December 8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
December 7 - December 9 - November 8 - January 8 -- listing of all days
This page was last modified 04:02, 13 September 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/December_8   (1248 words)

 December 8 - Christianity Knowledge Base
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 Why December 25? - Christian History
The eventual choice of December 25, made perhaps as early as 273, reflects a convergence of Origen's concern about pagan gods and the church's identification of God's son with the celestial sun.
December 25 already hosted two other related festivals: natalis solis invicti (the Roman "birth of the unconquered sun"), and the birthday of Mithras, the Iranian "Sun of Righteousness" whose worship was popular with Roman soldiers.
Most easterners eventually adopted December 25, celebrating Christ's birth on the earlier date and his baptism on the latter, but the Armenian church celebrates his birth on January 6.
www.christianitytoday.com /history/newsletter/2000/dec08.html   (824 words)

 December - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
December is a slang term for the month of Dismember.
December was discovered in 1952 by an intrepid team of explorers inhabiting Czechoslovakia.
The natives prayed to December as their God, offering up a human sacrifice, but that was all ruined when the explorers captured December and brought it back to civilization.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/December   (325 words)

 Howstuffworks "December 8 Birthday Astrology"
December 8 men and women have a gift for living the high life, and that means plenty of friends at their side.
December 8 natives project a certain arrogance, which tends to create problems with family.
Although December 8 men and women love to have a good time, they don't let it interfere with their practical goals.
people.howstuffworks.com /december-8-birthday-astrology.htm   (461 words)

 December 8 @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about December 8.
(PTI): The eleventh edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala would be held here from December 8 to 15, State Education...
More December 8 Page Titles on this Site
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/December_8   (1056 words)

 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005, enacted December 8, 2004
The patent maintenance fee changes apply to any maintenance fee payment made on or after December 8, 2004, regardless of the filing or issue date of the patent for which the fee is submitted.
The new basic filing fee (or national fee), search fee, examination fee, and application size fee apply to national patent applications (other than provisional applications) filed on or after December 8, 2004, and to international patent applications in which the basic national fee is paid on or after December 8, 2004.
The remaining patent application fee changes, including the excess claims fees, extension of time fees, and appeal fees, apply to any fee payment made on or after December 8, 2004, regardless of the filing date of the application for which the fee is submitted.
www.uspto.gov /web/patents/hr4818/enactmentnotice.htm   (604 words)

 APOD: December 8, 1995 - Descent To Jupiter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Above is an artist's vision of the probe's planned descent from a dramatic perspective.
The protective aeroshell, still glowing from the fiery entry, is seen falling away, the 8 foot parachute has deployed, and the orbiter (upper left) is visible high above the cloud tops listening intently to the probe's data transmissions.
The first playback of the recorded data to ground stations on Earth is scheduled for December 10-13.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap951208.html   (179 words)

 Ballot Access News -- December 8, 1998
In 2000, it will be possible for the presidential candidate of a new party to get on the ballot in all states with fewer than 650,000 valid signatures, for the first time since 1968.
On December 2, the Florida Senate Business, Ethics and Elections Committee had a hearing to discuss how to implement Revision Eleven, which the voters passed last month.
On December 3, the California Secretary of State ruled that if a party has enough registrations on January 31, 1999, it will be automatically qualified for the ballot in 2000 and 2002, even if it doesn't maintain that level of registration at the registration tally taken in October 1999.
www.ballot-access.org /1998/1208.html   (2114 words)

 December 2002
On December 2 Drnovsek resigns as prime minister; Finance Minister Anton Rop is named to succeed him on December 6 and is approved by Parliament (63-24) and sworn in on December 11.
Drnovsek is sworn in as president on December 22.
On December 8 Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit agree to form a coalition government with Hans Enoksen as prime minister and Josef Motzfeldt as finance minister.
rulers.org /2002-12.html   (1105 words)

 December 8 - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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www.voyager.in /December_8   (1231 words)

 BeldarBlog: December 8, 2003 - December 14, 2003 Archives
The [Japanese attack on December 7th] accounted for eight battleships, three light cruisers, three destroyers and four other ships sunk, capsized or damaged and 292 aircraft damaged or wrecked, including 117 bombers.
We promptly reciprocated, but in the first instance this was a bizarre, paranoid, and colossally stupid decision by Hitler, slavishly copied by Mussolini, that neither of them was obligated to make by the terms of the September 1940 tri-partite pact they had with Japan.
Certainly through his support of Britain with lend-lease destroyers and aggressive Atlantic convoying by the US Navy, FDR had already moved America away from absolute neutrality toward Germany, and indeed, his national radio address on December 9, 1941, shows signs of intentional conflation of the declared war against Japan with the not-yet-declared war with Germany.
beldar.blogs.com /beldarblog/2003/week50/index.html   (1106 words)

 Archives News Releases, December 8, 2003
According to information in the article, age-related macular degeneration (AMD, a common, progressive eye disease in older people that causes blindness) is the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment and blindness in the United States and in other developed countries.
In the month preceding VTE (or for controls, during the previous month), air travel was reported by 31 patients (15 percent) and 16 controls (8 percent).
The registry is composed of male-male twin pairs born between January 1, 1939 and December 31, 1957, who served in the U.S. military between May 1, 1965 and August 31, 1975.
pubs.ama-assn.org /media/2003a/1208.dtl   (2204 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Immaculate Conception
The influence of Constantinople was consequently strong in the Neapolitan Church, and, as early as the ninth century, the Feast of the Conception was doubtlessly kept there, as elsewhere in Lower Italy on 9 December, as indeed appears from the marble calendar found in 1742 in the Church of S. Giorgio Maggiore at Naples.
Wherefore Pius IX, surrounded by a splendid throng of cardinals and bishops, 8 December 1854, promulgated the dogma.
on 9 December; in Armenia it is one of the few immovable feasts of the year (9 December); the schismatic Abyssinians and Copts keep it on 7 August whilst they celebrate the Nativity of Mary on 1 May; the Catholic Copts, however, have transferred the feast to 10 December (Nativity, 10 September).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07674d.htm   (6616 words)

 December 8 Saints of the Day
Pope Pius IX, forced, as it were, by the faith and devotion of the faithful throughout the world, finally, on 8 December 1854, sanctioned, as a dogma of faith falling within the infallible rule of Catholic traditions, this admirable prerogative of the Blessed Virgin.
It is, therefore, now no longer, as fomerly, a pious belief, but an article of the faith, that Mary, like the purest morning light which precedes the rising of the most brilliant sun, was, from the first instant of her conception, free from original sin.
The bull Ineffabilis Deus by Pope Pius IX, issued on December 8, 1854, it is a most glorious page of Christian doctrine and life.
religion-cults.com /saints/december8.htm   (688 words)

 Wednesday, December 8, 2004
(Mapleton, Ont) On Saturday, December 4th, 2004 at 9:35pm, an officer from the County of Wellington O.P.P. investigated the driver of a 1995 Ford Windstar on Highway 6 in Peel Township regarding a speeding offence.
(Fergus, Ont) On Friday, December 3rd, 2004 at 9:28pm, officers from the County of Wellington O.P.P. responded to a report of a male armed with a machete at a residence on Forfar Street in Fergus.
He was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Guelph Court on December 6th, 2004 at 10:30am.
www.heresthescoop.net /index04-12-08.html   (8157 words)

 Sidley Austin | Client Resources | December 8, 2004 - Asian Edition
On December 2, 2004, the SEC announced that in order to promote the integrity and efficiency of the US clearance and settlement system, new Rule 17Ad-20 under the 1934 Act will be adopted.
On December 3, 2004, the SEC issued a release adopting Rule 203(b)(3)-2 and related rule amendments under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
It was been reported on December 2, 2004 that the PRC opened five more cities to foreign banks to allow such banks to conduct business denominated in Chinese yuan with local and overseas companies.
www.sidley.com /news/pub.asp?PubID=11275212152004   (1002 words)

 Key Questions for Judging the Outcome of House-Senate Reconciliation Negotiations, 12/8/05
Increases in costs for domestic discretionary programs accounted for only 8 percent of the $542 billion in increased costs.
Funding for defense, homeland security, the reconstruction of New York City after 9-11, and international affairs (including post-war operations and reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan) grew a total of 64 percent between 2001 and 2005, without adjustment for inflation and population growth, and 44 percent when such adjustments are made.
By contrast, funding for domestic appropriated programs grew 23 percent without adjustment for inflation and population growth and just 8 percent when those adjustments are made.
www.cbpp.org /12-8-05bud3.htm   (3494 words)

 JWA - "This Week in History" - Week of December 8
On December 10, 1977, Rosalyn Yalow became the first American-born and American-trained woman to receive a Nobel Prize in science when she accepted the Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her work in the development of radioimmunoassay, a technique that allows scientists to measure minute amounts of hormones and other substances in human blood.
Grace Paley, author, feminist and “somewhat combative pacifist and cooperative anarchist,” was born on December 11, 1922 in the Bronx.
On December 12, 1950, Paula Ackerman became the interim "spiritual leader" of Temple Beth Israel in Meridian, Mississippi after her husband, who was the congregation's rabbi, passed away.
jwa.org /this_week/week50   (2206 words)

 Boston Weekend Events December 8, 2007-December 9, 2007 - Associated Content
Find » Local » Boston Weekend Events December 8, 2007-December 9,...
Boston Weekend Events December 8, 2007-December 9, 2007
There are a lot of great holiday concerts, performances and craft shows to attend in Boston the weekend of December 8, 2007.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/471859/boston_weekend_events_december_8_2007december.html   (523 words)

 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum - 1941 Declaration of War
On December 8, 1941, the day after Japanese forces attacked the American military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Franklin Roosevelt addressed Congress and asked for a Declaration of War with Japan.
Franklin Roosevelt gave one of his most famous speeches to Congress on December 8, 1941 when he asked Congress to declare war on Japan.
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy -- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu /tmirhdee.html   (607 words)

 December 8, 2005
In addition, effective December 1st, everyone in the armed forces covered by Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) will now be automatically insured under the program, which is called Traumatic Servicemembers Group Life Insurance.
This benefit is also provided retroactively for members traumatically injured between October 7, 2001, and December 1, 2005, if the injury was the direct result of injuries incurred in Operations Enduring Freedom or Iraqi Freedom.
Hoping to eliminate problems encountered last year, DFAS officials remind pay recipients that the account statement and tax form will be mailed in the same envelope.  Last year, many individuals failed to notice and then complained to DFAS that they had not gotten the 1099 when the problem was one of misplacement.
www.floridavets.org /news/Onlinenews/2005/dec08_05.htm   (1729 words)

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