Archbishop invites young Christians to spend year praying at Lambeth

first_img Rector Collierville, TN [Lambeth Palace press release] In a unique experiment, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is to open up Lambeth Palace in London to Christians aged 20-35 – inviting them to spend a year living, studying and praying at a historic centre of the Anglican Communion.Launching in September 2015, the Community of St Anselm will gather a group of adventurous young adults from all walks of life, hungry for a challenging and formative experience of life in a praying community.The Community will initially consist of 16 people living at Lambeth Palace full-time, and up to 40 people, who live and work in London, joining part-time. The year-long programme will include prayer, study, practical service and community life.Members of the Community will live in a way the ancient monastics would recognise: drawing closer to God through a daily rhythm of silence, study and prayer. But, through those disciplines, they will also be immersed in the modern challenges of the global 21st century church.Lambeth Palace is in the process of recruiting a Prior to pioneer this new venture and direct its worship and work. The Prior will work under the auspices of the Archbishop, who will be Abbot of the Community.Archbishop Justin Welby said: “Stanley Hauerwas reminds us that the church should always be engaged in doing things that make no sense if God does not exist. The thing that would most make no sense at all if God does not exist is prayer. Living in a praying community is the ultimate wager on the existence of God, and is anything but comfortable or risk-free. Through it people subject themselves to discipline, to each other in community, and, above all, to God.“I expect this venture to have radical impact – not just for the individuals who participate but for life at Lambeth, across the Church and in the world we seek to serve. This is what we expect in following Jesus. I urge young people to step up: here is an open invitation to be transformed and to transform.”The Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Revd Dr Jo Wells, said: “Archbishop Justin is passionate about prayer and about community. The renewal of prayer and Religious Life is the first of his three priorities, and that is what the Community of St Anselm is all about.“We are inviting people from all around the Anglican Communion – and beyond – to live a year in God’s time. There are no qualifications for joining the Community except a longing to pray, to learn, to study together the things of God, and so to be stretched in body, mind and spirit.”“Archbishop Justin longs that Lambeth Palace be not so much a historic place of power and authority, but a place from which blessing and service reach to the ends of the earth.”To find out more, visit: www.stanselm.org.uk Associate Rector Columbus, GA Posted Sep 5, 2014 Rector Washington, DC Anglican Communion, Archbishop of Canterbury, Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit a Press Release September 13, 2014 at 2:57 pm BRAVO! This should be replicated by Anglicans / Episcopalians around the world. Opening up this initiative to older people would facilitate experience and knowledge from the older members to the young, and vice-versa, which is equally important! We must cultivate our faith like any other form of education. It does not just pop up in people! The Holy Spirit calls, but we must nurture and feed our faith through dialog and sharing. Communities in faith are a holy gift. Featured Events Michael Grear says: Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Tags Submit an Event Listing Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Smithfield, NC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Press Release Service Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Frank Bergen says: Rector Belleville, IL Archbishop invites young Christians to spend year praying at Lambeth Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Director of Music Morristown, NJ Submit a Job Listing Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Knoxville, TN September 14, 2014 at 4:59 pm A marvelous idea, which merited a lead article in the Tablet (UK RC publication). 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VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Tampa, FL Comments (2) Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group last_img read more

Paris climate deal: Archbishop hails ‘remarkable achievement’

first_imgParis climate deal: Archbishop hails ‘remarkable achievement’ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Posted Dec 14, 2015 Featured Events Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Anglican Communion, Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC [Lambeth Palace] Welcoming the climate deal reached in Paris this weekend, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the global church must be a key partner in tackling climate change. Welby’s statement follows.I warmly welcome the agreement that almost 200 states came to in Paris on Saturday, setting a clear and ambitious path towards tackling global climate change.Earlier this year I, alongside many other faith leaders, endorsed the Lambeth Declaration on Climate Change. The Declaration recognised the COP21 negotiations as a pivotal moment in the urgent global challenge to tackle climate change.”As faith leaders, we urged those participating in the negotiations to apply the best of our world’s intellectual, economic and political resources to reach a legally-binding global agreement to limit the global rise in average temperatures to 2oC. The commitment made by world leaders to hold the increase in global temperatures to ‘well below’ this level is welcome and courageous progress.Those most affected by climate change are the poor. In our prayers and actions we must demonstrate our love for them through sustainable and generous innovation.The success of the negotiations to bring together so many different countries and groups to an agreement is a remarkable achievement.One of the Anglican Communion’s marks of mission says that we are “to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth”. The global church – extraordinarily led on the issue of climate change by Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch – must be a key partner in tackling climate change. As the Body of Christ, his church is called to be incarnational. Each of us has a role to play, if we are to help achieve what has been agreed in Paris. 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Gujan House / daarchitectes

first_img 2020 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951431/gujan-house-daarchitectes Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officedaarchitectesOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookGujan-MestrasFrancePublished on November 17, 2020Cite: “Gujan House / daarchitectes” 17 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – LogisVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteCupa PizarrasVentilated Facade – CUPACLAD UprightGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60ConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Copper FinishesStonesFranken-SchotterWall Covering & CladdingWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusSwingsStudio StirlingHanging Chair – BasketWallcovering / CladdingArrigoni WoodsWood Cladding – AcousticMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?GUJAN木结构扩建住宅 / daarchitectes是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily Year:  Projects “COPY” Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: daarchitectes Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951431/gujan-house-daarchitectes Clipboard CopyHouses•Gujan-Mestras, France Area:  200 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Gujan House / daarchitectes Gujan House / daarchitectesSave this projectSaveGujan House / daarchitectesSave this picture!Courtesy of Daarchitectes+ 23Curated by María Francisca González Share Manufacturers: GRAPHISOFT, GranitSave this picture!Courtesy of DaarchitectesRecommended ProductsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemMetallicsTrimoMetal Panels for Roofs – Trimoterm SNVWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesText description provided by the architects. The project is located in the Arcachon Basin, in the town of Gujan-Mestras in the South West of France. This is the extension of a 1970s pavilion on a very small plot of 495 m2.Save this picture!Courtesy of DaarchitectesThe pavilion placed in its center occupied 70 m2. The project responds to the problems of densification of residential areas typical of the 1970s, where the fabric was very squared and the plots of small surface.Save this picture!Courtesy of DaarchitectesThe challenge here was to “hide” the ex-tension as much as possible, leaving only the smallest possible built volume to be seen from the street. The extension built entirely in wood structure and cladding surrounds the existing house to accom-modate the living rooms.Save this picture!Courtesy of DaarchitectesSave this picture!AxoSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of DaarchitectesThe sleeping rooms are located in the existing construction. A swimming pool runs along the terrace to the south and closes the ground. The materials used are local, simple, raw and assembled in a traditional way.Save this picture!Courtesy of DaarchitectesProject gallerySee allShow lessClimate Crisis Is Ravaging the United States; Why Are We Still Building With Fossil …ArticlesLight Folds Studio / WY-TO architectsSelected Projects Share Francelast_img read more

Journalist found dead on La Paz street, killed by explosive device

first_img November 18, 2016 Find out more April 22, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist found dead on La Paz street, killed by explosive device News Organisation News Receive email alerts BoliviaAmericas Follow the news on Bolivia News RSF_en to go furthercenter_img BoliviaAmericas Covid-19 emergency laws spell disaster for press freedom February 1, 2018 Find out more News Bolivian journalist hounded after accusing boss of sexual harassment Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that the body David Niño de Guzmán, a journalist who had been missing since 19 April, was found yesterday in La Paz. An explosive charge was apparently used to kill him. Residents in the area where the body was found heard an explosion in the early hours of the morning after he disappeared, the police chief said.Niño was the head of Agencia de Noticias Fides (ANF), Bolivia’s oldest and most important news agency. Aged 42, married and the father for two children, he had worked for 16 years as a journalist for newspapers such as Última Hora, La Razón, El Diario and Presencia and the TV station Canal 36-Cadena A.Reporters Without Borders, which offers its condolences to his family, friends and colleagues, urges investigators not to rule out the possibility that he was killed in connection with his work. Those responsible for this appalling crime was be identified and brought to justice as soon as possible. Editor still unable to return to Bolivia after six months in exile Help by sharing this information June 12, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

RSF asks Senegal to amend its new press law

first_img March 5, 2021 Find out more SenegalAfrica Protecting journalistsOnline freedoms EnvironmentInternetFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Senegal is ranked 47th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. Like Cabo Verde, Ghana and Burkina Faso, it is one of the West African countries where RSF classifies the situation as “fairly good.” Organisation RSF_en @RSF_Inter SenegalAfrica Protecting journalistsOnline freedoms EnvironmentInternetFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment News Reports Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Senegal to amend certain draconian provisions in its new press code, which President Macky Sall finally signed into law on Wednesday, three years after its adoption, because these amendments would allow this West African country to become a regional press freedom powerhouse. News RSF decries exceptional press freedom violations in Senegal to go further January 8, 2021 RSF asks Senegal to amend its new press law Follow the news on Senegal November 11, 2020 Find out morecenter_img The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts Senegal should also amend article 192 of the new law, under which certain officials such as a governor or prefect can close a media outlet under “exceptional circumstances” such as a threat to state security or on the grounds of inciting hatred. Until now, the official had to seek a judge’s approval after more than 48 hours, but this is no longer the case. Senegalese journalists demontrated in May 2017 for more frredom. AFP photo The new press code now in effect maintains penalties of up to two years in prison for defamation and three years in prison for publishing “fake news” liable to “prejudice public decency” or “discredit public institutions.” At the same time, news media editors who cannot demonstrate at least seven years of journalistic experience and publishers who cannot demonstrate at least ten years of experience could be sentenced to up to a year in prison under article 194 of the new code. “It is fortunately rare for such penalties to be imposed but, even so, their presence in the new legislation is an anachronism in a country that could aspire to be a regional press freedom powerhouse. In an age of rampant disinformation, we ask the authorities to amend the law in order to protect those whose job is to provide to reliable, quality reporting.” Forum on Information and Democracy 250 recommendations on how to stop “infodemics” The requirement for media editors to have at least seven years of experience and publishers to have at least ten years of experience is particularly worrying in the case of online media. Very few news sites can claim to comply with these requirements. Senegal’s Online Press Association (APPEL), which has 55 members, asked for these requirements not to be applied to existing online media outlets, but their request was ignored, News November 27, 2020 Find out more “Maintaining long jail terms for many ordinary press offences or for failing to have what is deemed to be sufficient experience to occupy senior media positions poses major threats to journalism in Senegal,” said Assane Diagne, the director of RSF’s West Africa office. last_img read more

Two arrested in Jeffrey Hannon murder

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads NewsBreaking newsTwo arrested in Jeffrey Hannon murderBy Staff Reporter – June 2, 2015 1256 Advertisement TAGSfeaturedJeffrey Hannon murderlimerick Twitter WhatsApp Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up TWO men have been arrested in Limerick in connection with the murder of Jeffrey Hannon over seven years ago when he was bludgeoned to death just yards from his home.The arrests were made this Tuesday morning as part of the ongoing investigation into the death of the 19-year-old father of two.When Mr Hannon’s body was found just yards from his Southill home a murder investigation was launched and 20 people were arrested and questioned but no charges were made.This Tuesday, two men aged in their late 20s and 40s were arrested and detained at Roxboro and Henry Street garda stations under sections 4 and 30 of the Criminal Justice Act respectively and can be held for a period of 24-hours without charge.Mr Hannon’s family have constantly appealed to the public for information in connection with the death of Jeffrey.The 19-year-old father-of-two was found just yards from his family home at O’Malley Park in the early hours of November 22, 2007. He had suffered injuries consistent with blunt force trauma.Detectives at Roxboro Garda Station have described the case as being a “ongoing complex and detailed inquiry”.On the sixth anniversary of his son’s death, Alan Hannan took to Limerick‘s streets with over 1,000 posters to advertise the march and protest that took place on December 13, 2013. He says that the time since Jeffrey’s death have been a “complete nightmare” as his young daughter grows up without a father.Jeffrey Hannan had only returned home from England and was out socialising on the night he was violently beaten to death.Alan was featured speaking about the murder of his son on RTE‘s Prime time. Email Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livecenter_img Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleLimerick jazz artist in portrait suiteNext articleShooting accused denies causing harm to brother and sister Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Linkedin Facebook Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Print Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival last_img read more

#Update: Latest storm Ophelia update from Limerick City and County Council

first_imgWhatsApp “Limerick City and County Council is urging people to remain indoors and only venture out in extreme emergencies.There are a large number of roads which are either blocked or impassable due to fallen trees and other debris.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Please drive with extreme caution on our roads and only if you need to.A link to the latest roads affected either blocked or impassable is herehttps://www.limerick.ie/council/newsroom/news/storm-ophelia-limerick-reported-fallen-trees-13h11-monday-16-october-2017The latest updates in relation to Storm Ophelia are herehttps://www.limerick.ie/council/newsroom/storm-opheliaIn relation to the homeless situation, there is emergency accommodation available for the homeless and those in need at the Temporary Emergency Provision at Eden Villa 31 Edward Street 061 -418 431 .  It is the last building before Sarsfield Army Barracks on your right as you go up Edward Street.The facility is remaining open throughout today to ensure that all clients using or presenting to the facility would be able to access shelter.McGarry House on Alphonsus Street is openNovas can be contacted on 1800 606060.Families in need of emergency accommodation should contact Intensive Family Support Services Tel. 061 468033There is additional capacity so that no one should be rough sleeping.Please note that Limerick City and County Council offices on Merchant’s Quay are not being used as a shelter and it’s best that people redirect those looking for shelter to the appropriate providers.The latest information predicts that the worst impact in Limerick of Storm Ophelia will take place between 11am and 3pmtoday (Monday), however conditions will still remain dangerous outside of these hours also.We would encourage people to stay indoors and don’t make any journeys unless absolutely necessary.Limerick City and County Council has crews on standby to help the people of Limerick, however staff will be unable to attend during the RED alert as Limerick City and County Council has a duty of care to its staff and will not be putting their safety at risk.Flood responses have been put in place and there is constant contact with the HSE and the Gardaí to co-ordinate responses and services to the people of Limerick.High tide on the River Shannon is expected at 5.30pm this evening, based on current predictions storm defences should not be breached.Fire crews are on standby and crews have been stationed in the retained stations across the county.The Munster Regional Control Centre is operating under emergency protocols, additional staff have been called in and additional lines have been set up to deal with calls.It is important to note that Storm Ophelia is changing as she tracks northwards.The heads of Limerick City and County Council, the HSE Community and the Gardaí are meeting in Merchant’s Quay to assess the latest information relating to Storm Ophelia and co-ordinate the response needed.Please be wary of falling slates and other debris and Limerick City and County Council is again urging people and businesses to secure any loose items or bring them indoors.We would recommend a few tips to keep everyone safe:secure anything that could blow away such as secure garden furniture, trampolines, flower pots etc as these could be turned into missiles in the wind.  Take them indoors if possibledon’t leave wheelie bins outside on footpaths or at front of housesbe prepared for services to be out, charge Mobile phones, have torches on standby with spare batteriesplease don’t leave candles unattendeddon’t make unnecessary tripscheck on your neighbours to see if they are ok, especially if they are elderly or vulnerablewhere possible bring your pets insideSome Useful NumbersDial 999/112 for emergency services only if neededLimerick City and County Council 061 556000 Out of Hours 061 417833ESB Networks 1850 372 999Gas Networks Ireland 1850 205 050Stay safe everyoneBe prepared, be sensible and be careful and stay safe.” Advertisement News#Update: Latest storm Ophelia update from Limerick City and County CouncilBy Staff Reporter – October 16, 2017 3489 Print Previous articleRichard Harris International Film Festival gets richerNext articleLimerick brewer tops at Listowel Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.iecenter_img Email Linkedin Twitter Facebooklast_img read more

Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 10th December

first_img Pinterest WhatsApp By admin – December 10, 2015 A 15 Minute Programme presented by Chris Ashmore every Thursday at 7.05pm highlighting all that’s happening in the farming community.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Farming-57.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. NewsPlayback WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ Pinterest Facebook Twitter Twittercenter_img Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Previous articleCleaners at Letterkenny University Hospital vote for industrial actionNext articleMatthew Crossan latest Harps player to sign up for 2016 admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 10th December Facebooklast_img read more

Coronavirus live updates: More than 50,000 cases in NYC

first_imgjarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has killed at least 5,148 people in the United States.Worldwide, more than 962,000 people have been diagnosed with the new respiratory virus, which causes an illness known officially as COVID-19.Over 202,000 of those diagnosed have recovered while more than 49,000 have died, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.With more than 216,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the U.S. has by far the highest national tally in the world. Here’s how the news is developing Thursday. All times Eastern:11:45 a.m.: More than 50,000 cases in NYCNew York City — the U.S. city hit hardest by the pandemic — has over 51,000 people who have tested positive for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.New York state has 92,000 diagnosed cases. Of those, 13,000 are hospitalized, including 3,396 patients in intensive care units, Cuomo said.Over 7,000 people have been discharged from hospitals in the state.New York state now has lost 2,373 lives, Cuomo said.The apex in New York will depend on social distancing, Cuomo said. Depending on the model, the apex could be anywhere from 7 to 30 days away, he said.10:50 a.m.: 100-year-old charged for attending large funeralA 100-year-old is among 15 people charged for attending a funeral in Lakewood, New Jersey, in violation of the governor’s executive order banning large gatherings.About 60 to 70 people had gathered for the Wednesday funeral, and when officers tried to disperse the crowd, some “became unruly and argumentative,” according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Lakewood Township Police.The 15 people — including the 100-year-old — were charged with Violating Any Rule or Regulation Adopted by the Governor During a State of Emergency.10:50 a.m.: 100-year-old charged for attending large funeralA 100-year-old is among 15 people charged for attending a funeral in Lakewood, New Jersey, in violation of the governor’s executive order banning large gatherings.About 60 to 70 people had gathered for the Wednesday funeral, and when officers tried to disperse the crowd, some “became unruly and argumentative,” according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Lakewood Township Police.The 15 people — including the 100-year-old — were charged with Violating Any Rule or Regulation Adopted by the Governor During a State of Emergency.10:25 a.m.: FEMA asks Defense Department for 100,000 body bagsFEMA has requested that the Defense Department make 100,000 body bags available to help state health agencies with mortuary affairs, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed to ABC News.The request comes as the White House revealed this week that as many as 200,000 Americans could die from the coronavirus.Bloomberg, which was first to report on FEMA’s request, said the Department of Defense will initially draw from its stockpile of 50,000 bags before having to purchase more.9:44 a.m.: Vatican reports 7th positive caseOne new positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in Vatican City, the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church.Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said in a statement Thursday that a Holy See employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. The employee has been in isolation since mid-March, after his wife contracted the virus from an Italian hospital where she works, according to Bruni.This brings the total number of positive cases in the Vatican to seven. The city-state is surrounded by Rome.“On this occasion it is useful to clarify that, like all institutions, the various entities and departments of the Holy See and of the Vatican City State continue only in essential, mandatory and indifferent activities,” Bruni said, “clearly adopting to the maximum extent possible the appropriate measures that have already been communicated, which include remote work and shift criteria, in order to safeguard staff health.”9:07 a.m.: Florida reaches conditional approval on Carnival’s entry plan for two cruise shipsThe U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Department of Health have reached a conditional agreement with Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise line, on an entry plan for two ships carrying dozens of people with flu-like symptoms. The commissioner of Florida’s Broward County, Michael Udine, said via Twitter Thursday morning that Carnival’s plan is still subject to approval from Broward County, where the ships would dock. Until then, the pair of vessels will remain outside U.S. waters. It’s unclear how many passengers would be allowed to disembark.Both cruise ships — the MS Zaandam and the MS Rotterdam — are operated by Holland America Line, a subsidiary of Carnival. Since March 22, a total of 97 guests and 136 crew on board have presented influenza-like symptoms, while at least nine people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Four people on board have died, according to Holland America Line.8:59 a.m.: Record 6.6 million Americans file for unemploymentA record-smashing 6,648,000 people filed for unemployment in the United States in the week ending March 28 amid the coronavirus crisis, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday. Thousands of businesses across the country have been forced to close due to government-mandated stay-at-home orders.8:28 a.m.: Spain sees new record in coronavirus-related fatalitiesSpain has again reported the highest single-day death toll from the novel coronavirus since the pandemic began. The Spanish Ministry of Health on Thursday recorded 950 new deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 10,003 — a nearly 10.5% jump. It’s the largest one-day, in-country increase of fatalities so far, surpassing the record set by Spain last week.The Spanish health ministry also recorded 8,100 newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19, bringing the nationwide tally to 110,238 — a nearly 8% increase. Spain has one of the highest nationwide death tolls from COVID-19 in the world, second only to Italy. Spain also has the third-highest national tally of diagnosed cases, behind Italy and the United States.7:53 a.m.: New England Patriots plane carrying N95 masks from China to arrive in BostonA private jet owned by the New England Patriots professional football team carrying much-needed medical supplies from China will land in Boston on Thursday, according to Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. Patriots CEO Robert Kraft coordinated with officials to send the National Football League team’s plane to pick up personal protective equipment that Massachusetts had bought from China. The U.S. state has purchased over a million N95 masks, and the ones arriving Thursday at Boston’s Logan International Airport represent a partial shipment, according to the governor.“As I said before, ordering vital equipment like this is only one part of the challenge and I am incredibly grateful that the Krafts worked this issue relentlessly alongside our Command Center staff to get these critical supplies to Massachusetts,” Baker said in a statement Thursday. “The Krafts, our partners Ambassador Huang Ping, Dr. Jason Li, Gene Hartigan and our COVID-19 Command Center personnel teamed up to get this job done and we eagerly await the plane landing at Logan Airport soon. Our administration will keep pursuing the PPE necessary to support our brave front-line workers who are working tirelessly to save lives during this pandemic.”7:25 a.m.: FEMA cargo plane with medical supplies from China lands in OhioA planeload of medical supplies from China has landed in the United States.The cargo plane touched down early Thursday at Rickenbacker International Airport near Columbus, Ohio.“The shipment includes supplies from Shanghai, connecting the global market with local medical distributors,” airport officials told ABC News.The relief shipment, coordinated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, contains masks, gowns, ventilators and other supplies, all of which will go to medical distributors “in areas of greatest need,” officials said.6:46 a.m.: Over 95% of those who died in Europe were over 60, WHO saysThe head of the World Health Organization’s regional office in Europe said Thursday data shows that more than 95% of people who have died from the novel coronavirus on the continent were over the age of 60.More than half of them were older than 80, Dr. Hans Kluge said.Still, he warned that age is not the only risk factor. About 10% to 15% of people under 50 who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have moderate or severe symptoms, according to the WHO, the global health arm of the United Nations.“The very notion that COVID-19 only affects older people is factually wrong,” Kluge said during an online press conference Thursday in Copenhagen. “Young people are not invincible.”More than four in five of those who have died in Europe had at least one other chronic underlying conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes or hypertension.“On a positive note,” Kluge added, “there are reports of people over the age of 100 who were admitted to hospital for COVID-19 and have now since made a complete recovery.”5:39 a.m. Cruise ships with sick passengers to arrive off Florida coastA pair of cruise ships carrying dozens of people with flu-like symptoms, including at least nine who have tested positive for COVID-19, were expected to arrive off the coast of Florida early Thursday.It’s still unclear whether passengers will be allowed to disembark.The illnesses began aboard the MS Zaandam, which set out from Buenos Aires for a South America cruise on March 7, with 1,243 guests and 586 crew on board. The voyage was supposed to end in San Antonio, Chile, on March 21 but the vessel has remained at sea since the Chilean government refused it permission to dock and disembark. At least four people on board the ship have died and several have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Holland America Line, which operates the cruise.Last week, the cruise line announced plans to move “healthy” people from the MS Zaandam to another one of its ships, the MS Rotterdam. Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford said in a video message that he wanted to dispel the myth of a healthy ship versus a sick one, explaining that the intention is for the two cruises to work in tandem so that they can reduce the workload on each vessel, “create maximum flexibility” and move passengers that have been stuck self-isolating in inside cabins for a week to cabins that have access to light and fresh air.There are now 442 guests and 603 crew aboard the MS Zaandam, and 808 guests and 583 crew on the MS Rotterdam, including a total of 311 U.S. citizens. Since March 22, at least 97 guests — 83 on Zaandam and 14 on Rotterdam — and 136 crew — all on Zaandam — have presented with influenza-like symptoms, according to Holland America Line.“We have seen a significant decline in the presentation of new cases on Zaandam, with only one new case reporting in the past 24 hours,” the cruise line said in a statement on Wednesday afternoon.Both ships are heading to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after passing through the Panama Canal. The government of Panama also denied approval to disembark guests.Holland America Line said it hopes to disembark the nearly 1,200 guests on the two ships who are “well” and fit to travel per guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guests fit for travel will be transferred straight from the vessels to flights for onward travel home, the majority on charter flights.“Out of an abundance of caution, these guests will be transported in coaches that will be sanitized, with limited person-to-person contact and while wearing masks,” the cruise line said in its statement Wednesday. “These provisions well exceed what the CDC have advised is necessary for their travel. Guests have not left the ship since March 14 and have self-isolated in their staterooms since March 22.”The approximately 45 guests who still have “mild illness” and are unfit to travel at this time will continue to isolate on board until recovered, according to Holland America Line. For the estimated less than 10 people who need immediate critical care shoreside, the cruise line has secured approval from a local health hospital in Florida’s Broward County that has agreed to accept the patients for treatment.“This small number is the only group that will require any support from medical resources in Broward County,” the cruise line said, “and is necessary to prevent further harm to their health.”Last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said it would be a mistake to bring the passengers ashore because the state’s hospitals need to be saved for residents and not “foreign nationals.”As of Wednesday afternoon, Holland America Line was still awaiting confirmation from Florida authorities to disembark the guests in Fort Lauderdale. Both ships will remain outside U.S. waters while awaiting clearance to enter.“Holland America Line calls for compassion and reason in the review and approval of our disembarkation plan by Florida officials,” the cruise line said, “and we are grateful for those that have supported our efforts.”4:11 a.m.: Dr. Fauci forced to ramp up personal security due to threatsThe U.S. government has ramped up security for Dr. Anthony Fauci, as the nation’s top medical expert on the coronavirus pandemic faces threats to his personal safety.Upon recommendation of the U.S. Marshals Service, the U.S. Department of Justice in recent days approved a special deputization request from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for more than half a dozen special agents to provide protective services to Fauci, a Justice Department official told ABC News.Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is a member of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force and has become the face of the nation’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.The Washington Post first reported the threats to Fauci and the increased security.When asked during Wednesday’s White House press briefing whether he or the task force coordinator had received any threats or if they had been given a security detail, Fauci said he was not able to answer and referred the reporter’s question to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Trump quickly chimed in, saying, “He doesn’t need security, everybody loves him.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. 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Duchess Meghan pays tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg with RBG mask, shirt

first_imgJeremy Selwyn – WPA Pool/Getty ImagesBy THE GMA TEAM, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is an outspoken advocate for women’s rights. In a recent public appearance she paid tribute to a women’s rights pioneer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.For a recent taping of the Teenager Therapy podcast with Prince Harry, Meghan, 39, wore a face mask and a T-shirt honoring the late Supreme Court Justice, who died last month at the age of 87 after a battle with cancer.In the last years of her life, Ginsburg became a pop culture icon known best by her initials, RBG.Meghan’s T-shirt honoring the late justice simply had the initials R. B. G. in large type. Extremely thankful Harry and Meghan took the time out of their day to highlight our work. They’re incredible pic.twitter.com/jHTvxQBLPc— Teenager Therapy (@TeenagerTherapy) October 11, 2020The duchess’s face mask was embroidered with the phrase, “When there are nine,” a reference to Ginsburg’s famous reply when she was asked the question, “When will the Supreme Court have enough women?”Meghan issued a statement at the time of Ginsburg’s death that said the late justice had inspired her from a young age.“With an incomparable and indelible legacy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will forever be known as a woman of brilliance, a Justice of courage, and a human of deep conviction,” Meghan said in the statement. “She has been a true inspiration to me since I was a girl. Honor her, remember her, act for her.”Meghan’s Mirror, a website and Twitter account that documents Duchess Meghan’s fashion, reported that both the face mask and T-shirt worn are sold on Etsy. New photo related of Meghan at the @TeenagerTherapy recording. We had previously confirmed the mask, t-shirt and bracelets.‘When there are Nine’ Face Mask: https://t.co/Okn0XuX3Ea‘R.B.G.’ T-Shirt: https://t.co/ZIt1nVOvh9Everything Else: https://t.co/Px9Re4RzlF pic.twitter.com/m2iUVFDyM6— Meghans Mirror (@MeghansMirror) October 11, 2020Meghan and Harry spoke to three of the California-based founders of the Teenager Therapy podcast to mark World Mental Health Day.Meghan described her own experience of being in the spotlight in the age of the internet and social media.center_img how it started how it’s going pic.twitter.com/jOlglERQwo— Teenager Therapy (@TeenagerTherapy) October 10, 2020“I’m told that in 2019 I was the most trolled person in the entire world — male or female,” she told the high school-age hosts. “Now for eight months of that, I wasn’t even visible. I was on maternity leave or with the baby, but what was able to be just manufactured and churned out, it’s almost unsurvivable. I don’t care if you are 15 or 25, if people are saying things about you that aren’t true, what that does to your mental and emotional health is damaging.”Harry said he copes with being in the spotlight by not reading what is written about him and also by meditating.“Meditation is key,” he said. “I never thought that I would be the person to do that.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more