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Óscar Romero

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador who served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice and torture amid a growing war between left-wing and right-wing forces. In 1980, Romero was assassinated while celebrating Mass in the chapel of the Hospital of Divine Providence. Though no one was convicted for the crime, investigations by the UN-created Truth Commission for El Salvador concluded that the extreme right-wing politician, founder of ARENA and death squad leader Roberto D'Aubuisson had given the order. During Romero's beatification, Pope Francis stated, "His ministry was distinguished by his particular attention to the most poor and marginalized." Hailed as a hero by supporters of liberation theology inspired by his work, according to his biographer, "was not interested in liberation theology" but faithfully adhered to Catholic teachings on liberation and a preferential option for the poor, desiring a social revolution based on interior reform.

Up to the end of his life, his spiritual life drew much from the spirituality of Opus Dei. While seen as a social conservative at his appointment as archbishop in 1977, he was affected by the murder of his friend and fellow priest Rutilio Grande a few weeks after his own appointment and subsequently developed into an outspoken social activist. In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 March as the "International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims" in recognition of the role of Romero in defence of human rights. Romero denounced violations of the human rights of the most vulnerable people and defended the principles of protecting lives, promoting human dignity and opposing all forms of violence. In 1997, Pope John Paul II bestowed upon Romero the title of Servant of God, a cause for beatification and canonization was opened for him; the cause stalled, but was reopened by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012. He was declared a martyr by Pope Francis on 3 February 2015, paving the way for his beatification on 23 May 2015.

Pope Francis canonized Romero as a saint on 14 October 2018. His successor, the incumbent Metropolitan Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Salvador, El Salvador, Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas, has asked Pope Francis to proclaim Romero a Doctor of the Church, an acknowledgement from the church that his religious teachings were orthodox and had a significant impact on its philosophy and theology. Latin American church groups proclaim Romero an unofficial patron saint of the Americas and El Salvador. Outside of Catholicism, Romero is honored by other Christian denominations including Church of England and Anglican Communion through the Calendar in Common Worship, as well as in at least one Lutheran liturgical calendar. Romero is one of the ten 20th-century martyrs depicted in statues above the Great West Door of Westminster Abbey in London. In 2008, Europe-based magazine A Different View included Romero among its 15 Champions of World Democracy. Romero was born on 15 August 1917 to Santos Romero and Guadalupe de Jesús Galdámez in Ciudad Barrios in the San Miguel department of El Salvador.

On 11 May 1919, at the age of one, Óscar was baptized into the Catholic Church by Fr. Cecilio Morales, he had five brothers and two sisters: Gustavo, Zaída, Rómulo, Mamerto and Gaspar, Aminta. Romero entered the local public school; when finished with public school, Romero was tutored by a teacher, Anita Iglesias, until the age of thirteen. During this time Romero's father, trained him in carpentry. Romero showed exceptional proficiency as an apprentice. Santos wanted to offer his son the skill of a trade, because in El Salvador studies led to employment. However, the boy broached the idea of studying for the priesthood, which did not surprise those who knew him. Romero entered the minor seminary in San Miguel at the age of thirteen, he left the seminary for three months to return home when his mother became ill after the birth of her eighth child. After graduation he enrolled in the national seminary in San Salvador, he completed his studies at the Gregorian University in Rome, where he received a Licentiate in Theology cum laude in 1941, but had to wait a year to be ordained because he was younger than the required age.

He was ordained in Rome on 4 April 1942. His family could not attend his ordination because of travel restrictions due to World War II. Romero remained in Italy to obtain a doctoral degree in Theology, specializing in ascetical theology and Christian perfection according to Venerable Luis de la Puente. Before finishing, in 1943 at the age of 26, he was summoned back home from Italy by his bishop, he traveled home with a good friend, Father Valladares, doing doctoral work in Rome. On the route home, they made stops in Spain and Cuba, where they were detained by the Cuban police for having come from Fascist Italy, were placed in a series of internment camps. After several months in prison, Valladares became sick and Redemptorist priests helped to have the two transferred to a hospital. From the hospital they were released from Cuban custody and sailed on to Mexico traveled overland to El Salvador. Romero was first assigned to serve as a parish priest in Anamorós, but moved to San Miguel where he worked for over 20 years.

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The Huckabee Report

The Huckabee Report was a radio program hosted by former Republican governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee, that aired from January 2009 to May 1, 2015. The program was broadcast on Cumulus Media Networks, three times each day, each commentary was 4 minutes long. On March 23, 2009, The Huckabee Report replaced News and Comment with Gil Gross and The Rest of the Story with Doug Limerick on all network stations that still carried them. Both of the programs Huckabee replaced were hosted by Paul Harvey, who had died three weeks prior. Pat Reeder was a writer for the show. In February 2010, Citadel Media announced The Huckabee Report reached more than 500 affiliates, making it the fastest growing radio program of the past decade. Late in 2014, when he had more than 500 stations, Huckabee said he would syndicate the program himself. On April 15, 2015, Huckabee announced on his program that broadcasts on the radio would end but that subscribers could hear similar content which they would pay for; the Huckabee Report – official website

Ulrich Hensel

Ulrich Hensel is a German visual artist known for his large format colour photographs of construction sites. He was born in Düsseldorf in 1946 and studied psychology and film. Ulrich Hensel did a number of different series of works but since 1991 he has been focusing on images of construction sites. While not being formally associated with the Düsseldorf School of Photography the serial character of Ulrich Hensel's images and his methodical approach suggests certain parallels to the school of Bernd and Hilla Becher. Andreas Gursky, with whom for some time he shared a flat, is said to be a fan of his work. Gurskys famous image Gasherd from 1980 was shot in their flat. However, Hensel's oeuvre is viewed as occupying a unique place among the photographic art to come out of Germany. For nearly two decades, Ulrich Hensel has been working obsessively focussing on one single subject: construction sites, his images are abstract and sometimes minimalist – "grids, dots and iron grilles extend across the pictures in rigorous formations defined by the functions of the objects shown" – and create associations with the geometric abstract art of Kazimir Malevich and Piet Mondrian.

The technical world of rebars, insulation, wall markings and steel bars in his works are the metaphors to works from Mark Rothko, Donald Judd as well as Cy Twombly. Like Leonardo da Vinci recognized a world from drawings in a weathered wall, Ulrich Hensel loves to look at construction sites. Hensel's works have the feeling of extended three-dimensional object modelling in a kind of crossover between photography, painting and installation art, imperfection caught as if by chance in a perfect moment. In contrast to Andreas Gursky, who in recent years has been relying on computers to edit and enhance his pictures, Hensel is concerned with authenticity and avoids digital manipulations, his large-format photographs are described as "unobtrusive and complex at the same time". 2012 Exhibition project together with Andreas Gursky, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg 2012 State of the Art Photography. NRW Forum, Düsseldorf. 2011 Die Entdeckung der Wirklichkeit – Photographie an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf von 1970 bis Heute.

Akademie-Galerie. Düsseldorf. 2007 Galerie Sprüth Magers, Munich, Germany 2002 Galerie Thomas Taubert, Düsseldorf. Germany Most of Hensel's photos come in editions of six with two artist's proof, he is represented by Sprüth Magers Munich Berlin London in Europe. Works of Ulrich Hensel on his homepage Works from Ulrich Hensel at Martin Leyer-Pritzkow Literature about and from the artist in the German National Library

Daphna Kastner

Daphna Kastner is a Canadian film and television actress and film director. She is married to American actor Harvey Keitel, she has been married to actor Harvey Keitel since 2001. They have Roman, she and Keitel secretly married while attending the Haifa International Film Festival. In October 2001 they had their official ceremony at the Manhattan home of Harvey Keitel's friend Ian Eckersley. My Sexiest Year Eden Timecode Spanish Fly Kiss & Tell French Exit Venice/Venice Lana in Love Julia Has Two Lovers Crack Me Up Eating Girlfriend from Hell Evixion The Lonely Lady Daphna Kastner on IMDb Yahoo movies

Peter Pascual

Blessed or Saint Peter Pascual, in Latin Petrus Paschasius, was a Mozarabic theologian and martyr. Born in Valencia under the Almohads, he went to the University of Paris in 1238, shortly before Valencia fell to James I of Aragon, he may have held a canonry at the Cathedral of Saint Mary in Valencia before 1250, when he resigned it to join the Mercedarians at Rome. He served James I as a tutor to his son Sancho, whom he served as an assistant during the latter's archiepiscopate at Toledo, he became a wide-ranging preacher, delivering sermons in Tuscany and Andalusia, writing tracts on various theological controversies. The authenticity of many works attributed to him is suspect, it is possible that there were two writers of the same name. In 1296 he was appointed Bishop of Jaén, but was captured by the Kingdom of Granada and held captive for three years before being beheaded at Granada, he is listed in the Roman Martyrology on October 23

Porsche Rennsport Reunion

The Porsche Rennsport Reunion is an automotive event and the world's largest meeting of classic Porsche racing cars and their drivers. Porsche has been organising the Rennsport Reunion since 2001 to honour its own motorsport tradition; the event has been conceived by the former British racing driver Brian Redman and former Porsche Cars North America’s press spokesperson Bob Carlson. Rennsport Reunion is an event. After the first three events were held on the east coast of the US, two events at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida in 2004 and 2007 followed, before the event moved for Rennsport Reunion IV to the west coast in 2011; the first Porsche Rennsport Reunion event was held at Lime Rock Park, Connecticut in 2001. The Porsche Rennsport Reunion II was held at the Daytona International Speedway in 2004; the Porsche Rennsport Reunion III was held at the Daytona International Speedway in 2007. The Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV was held at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California in 2011.

The Porsche Rennsport Reunion V was held at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California in 2015. The Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI was held at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California in September 2018 with 81,550 attendees. Official website