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News & submissions 6/30/2010

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Is Italy right to fight for crucifixes in classrooms?
Tons of comments coming in on Italy’s decision to fight to keep crucifixes in classrooms in the face of a European court ruling that such symbols violate students’ religious freedom rights. Here’s one that applaud’s Italy’s effort: Read full story from

Annual fairy congress draws diverse crowd
CARLTON — A few have seen fairies. Others have heard them. And many more are hoping, one day, to connect with their realm.

The three kinds of humans made their way to the 10th Annual Fairy & Human Relations Congress west of Carlton over the weekend. Read full story from

Statues of chiefs and peace park envisioned near Zion
ST. GEORGE, Utah – A peace park featuring a collection of sculptures that represent a grand council of famous chiefs from across Indian country is envisioned near Zion National Park by Four Winds, a group working to bring the idea to reality. The park is to serve as a center of Native wisdom and cross-cultural healing. Read full story from

Concern over Long Man ‘desecration’
THE LONG Man of Wilmington has had a phallus painted on it and efforts are being made to remove the heavy-duty paint as soon as possible.

The addition appeared on Friday morning (June 18) and was spotted by many dog walkers and motorists driving along the A27.
While it raised a smile and giggle among some passers-by, others have been upset by the vandalism and the Sussex Archaeolo gical Society, which is responsible for the historical site, is now working to remove the outline. Read full story from

Michelangelo hid brain image in chapel, scientists say
The great Italian Renaissance artist dissected cadavers to familiarize himself with the human body, so he could better paint it. And, according to a new analysis, he included a representation of the brainstem in his representation of God on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which he painted from 1508 to 1512. Read full story from

Protest at Brighton Centre as doctors vote to ban homeopathy on NHS
Scores of pro-homeopathy supporters demonstrated outside the Brighton Centre today ahead of doctors voting on whether homeopathic remedies should be banned on the NHS. Read full story from