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March 21, 2001 | From Newsday
Faced with reports that priests have sexually abused many African nuns, the Vatican said Tuesday that it is working with bishops and leaders of religious orders to deal with the issue. "The problem is known and is restricted to a geographically limited area," the Vatican's spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, said in a statement.
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March 21, 2001 | From Newsday
Faced with reports that priests have sexually abused many African nuns, the Vatican said Tuesday that it is working with bishops and leaders of religious orders to deal with the issue. "The problem is known and is restricted to a geographically limited area," the Vatican's spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, said in a statement.
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January 21, 2008 | Marcus Rediker, Marcus Rediker is the author of "The Slave Ship: A Human History."
IN 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech on Human Rights Day in New York. In his call for opposition to apartheid in South Africa, he spoke about the common history of the United States and Africa. He addressed "one of the blackest pages of our history" -- our participation in "the infamous African slave trade."
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September 18, 2009 | Holly Myers
There is something wonderfully peculiar about the paintings of Gegam Kacherian , but it's difficult to pinpoint just what it is. Each of the 15 works in his second solo show at Rosamund Felsen Gallery begins in a reasonable, even orthodox manner with an aerial view of a city skyline, or else the billowing clouds of a turbulent sky-scape. He has a knack for spatial atmospherics and most of these scenes would make for very handsome compositions in their own right. Over these, however, he layers a whirling miscellany of fantastical imagery: animals, figures, flora, architecture, and various totemic objects, all wound in ectoplasmic strands of abstract pigment.
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August 16, 1998 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The death notice arrived in the form of a blood test from an AIDS clinic. Ennie cried her heart out, but when the tears would come no more, she picked up the telephone. "I was raped by my own dad when I was 16," Ennie said the morning after learning she was infected with the virus that causes AIDS. Her last name is not being disclosed to protect her privacy. "The love I had for him failed after that, and I couldn't stand seeing him. But I called him yesterday.
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August 20, 2001 | ALLAN M. JALON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The word "rice" appears 62 times on Judith Carney's resume. In names of articles, titles of lectures--rice in Africa, rice in South Carolina, rice on hillsides, in swamps, rice as food, as history. The word scatters like so much rice across 10 pages describing her career as a professor at UCLA over the last 13 years. Now, she's harvested her study into a book that gives new color to the hard, white grains.
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