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Articles with keyword "Catholic Church"

Baptismal Record

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Moldy Church Records in Latin America Document the Lives of Millions of Slaves

Now, intrepid scholars are saving those parish baptismal records from war, neglect, and rot. 

Piazza Colonna in Rome

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Eternal City’s Building Craze also Bolstered Urban Planning

Study demonstrates that a public voice can help develop a theocratic city

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s

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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

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A World of Spectacle

An exhibition examines eighteenth-century art in the city that was the intersection of the classical and the contemporary.

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The Art of Mestizaje

A website and DVD examine the fusion of cultures in Latin American artwork.

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Revolt of the Masses

From Mass Moments, a website (www.massmoments.org) that is a daily almanac of significant events in the state’s history. It can also be received as a podcast or RSS feed.