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Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper is a diocese in southwestern Slovenia. It is part of the Ecclesiastical province of Ljubljana, its cathedral is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and is located in the Adriatic port town of Koper. A co-cathedral, the Co-Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, located in Nova Gorica, gained its status in 2004; the Latin name of the diocese, Dioecesis Iustinopolitanus, is due to the fact that Koper was in the past name Justinopolis in honour of the Byzantine emperor Justinian II. October 17, 1977: Established as Diocese of Koper from the Diocese of Trieste–Koper, Italy Cathedrals Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, KoperCo-Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Nova GoricaMinor Basilicas Romarska cerkev Marijinega vnebovzetja, Solkan Bishops of Koper Janez Jenko Metod Pirih Jurij Bizjak Roman Catholicism in Slovenia Media related to Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper at Wikimedia Commons Official site Catholic Hierarchy

Joseph Macwan

Joseph Ignas Macwan was a Gujarati language novelist, short story writer and essayist from India. He received a Sahitya Akademi Award for Gujarati in 1989 for his novel Angaliyat, he was a recipient of the Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak award in 1990. His significant works include: Vyathana Vitak and Mari Paranetar, he died on 28 March 2010, in Nadiad following kidney failure. Macwan's grandfather was a Hindu, but he adopted Christianity in 1892. Macwan was born on 9 October 1936 in Tranol, a small village of Kheda taluka, Anand district, Gujarat, his family were natives of a small village nearby. He was born in Tranol because his father Ignas a.k.a. Dahyalal was working with a Christian mission there, his father was known as a master in his village. His childhood passed in lack of maternal care, his mother Hiriben a.k.a. Hira died when he was young, his father soon married another woman, cruel to him. Macwan was a prodigy, he was admitted to school when he was five years old because his reading and writing skills were more advanced than those of most students of the usual admitting age of seven years.

At that time it was unusual to study in school in his community. He had good memory skills and he could remember poems by listening to his brother who used to recite poems to his ill mother, he studied in the Missionary School of Oad village until fourth grade he did two grades at a local board school. He passed the vernacular final exam at the I P Mission School of Nadiad in 1950. Due to poverty, he joined the Christian Missionary School at Khamloj as a teacher when he was fourteen, he was transferred to Missionary School, Nadiad as a Deputy PTC in 1955. In the same year, he passed matriculation with 72%, he joined Primary Teacher's College which he passed with 72%. He completed Vinit Visharad and Rashtrabhasha Ratna during the same period. In 1957, he joined St. Xavier's School in Anand as a teacher of Hindi language, he passed a Master of Arts in Hindi by studying in weekend classes while working as a teacher. He served as a visiting lecturer of Hindi at the College of Dakor from 1971 to 1972 and at M B College, Vidyanagar from 1972 to 1977.

He resigned from his visiting lecturer posts and continued to teach at the St. Xavier's School until his retirement in 1994, he married Reginaben in November 1955, they had four daughters and four sons. He died on 28 March 2010, in Nadiad following kidney failure. Macwan's writing is inspired by his real life experiences, his first novel Angaliyat was published in 1986, followed by Lakshman Ni Agni Pariksha, Mari Parnetar, Manakhani Mirat, Bij-Trij Na Tej, Ajanma Aparadhi, Dada Na Deshma, Amar Chandalo, Sangavato, Bhini Mati Kora Man, Apano Paras Aap and Charushila. Macwan depicted the life of the Charotar region in his novels. Vyathana Vitak, is a biographical work published in 1985, followed by Vahalna Valkha, Prit Pramani Pagle Pagle and Mari Bhillu. Sadhna Ni Aaradhna is a short story collection, his novel Angaliyat has been translated into English by Rita Kothari as The Stepchild in 2004. His Lohino Sambandh has been adapted as the film Bas Yari Rakho and Baheru Aayakhu Mungi Vyatha has been adapted as a tele-film.

He won Sahitya Akademi Award for Gujarati language in 1989 for his novel Angaliyat. He won Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak in 1990. Joseph Macwan; the Stepchild: Angaliyat. OUP India. ISBN 978-0-19-809030-4. Vaghela Agnes. Chakdo: Joseph Macwanno Sahitya Samput-1. Joseph Macwan Foundation. List of Gujarati-language writers

Callaghan MacCarty, 3rd Earl of Clancarty

Callaghan MacCarty, 3rd Earl of Clancarty was a younger son of the Earl of Clancarty, destined for the church. However, after his elder brother's death in the Battle of Lowestoft and the 2nd Earl's sudden death in infancy, he unexpectedly acceded to the earldom, he was at that time a monk at a French monastery. He returned to Ireland and put a term to his religious obligations by converting to Protestantism and marrying. Callaghan was born about 1645 as the fourth child and second son of Donough MacCarty and his wife Eleanor Butler, his father was from the MacCarthy of Muskerry dynasty, an ancient Gaelic Irish family descended from the kings of Desmond. At the time of Callaghan's birth, his father was the 2nd Viscount Muskerry but he would become an earl. Callaghan's mother was from the Butlers, an Old English family that played an important role in south-eastern Ireland since the Norman invasion of that country, she was the eldest sister of 1st Duke of Ormond. Callaghan's parents were both Catholic.

They had married before 1641. He appears below among his siblings as the fourth child: Helen, who would become countess of Clanricarde. Callaghan was a child while his father, Lord Muskerry, commanded the Confederates' Munster army and fought the Parliamentarians in the Cromwellian Conquest of Ireland. Muskerry fought to the bitter end, surrendering Ross Castle near Killarney to Edmund Ludlow and disbanding his 5000-strong army on 27 June 1652, he lost his estates in the Act of Settlement of 1652, passed by the English Rump Parliament. Callaghan, aged about five, his mother, his siblings fled to France some time before the capture of Ross Castle, his father's last stronghold, his mother lived with her sister Mary, Lady Hamilton, in the convent of the Feuillantines in Paris,In 1658 his father was created Earl of Clancarty by Charles II in Brussels, where the King was in exile. By this advancement the title of viscount of Muskerry became a subsidiary title of the family, given as courtesy title to the Earl's heir apparent.

In consequence Callaghan's elder brother Charles was styled Viscount Muskerry and, as he never succeeded, that would be his title unto his end. At the Restoration his parents and his brother Charles returned to the British Isles with his family, his father, Earl Clancarty, recovered his estates in the Act of Settlement 1662. His brother lived at the court at Whitehall, it seems. On 4 March 1665 the Second Anglo-Dutch War broke out. Three months into the war, on 3 June 1665 O. S. his brother Charles, Lord Muskerry, was killed on the flagship, the Royal Charles, in the Battle of Lowestoft, the first major naval engagement of the war and an English victory. His brother had an infant son called Charles, who succeeded him as heir apparent and Viscount of Muskerry. However, their father, the 1st Earl, died two months on 4 August 1665, the younger Charles succeeded as the 2nd Earl of Clancarty. Sadly, the 2nd Earl died about a year on 22 September 1666, still an infant. Thereupon Callaghan, his uncle, succeeded as the 3rd Earl of Clancarty.

However, at that time Callaghan was a monk in a monastery in France. Hearing of his accession to the earldom, he put his dynastic obligations above his religious ones, he came back to Ireland. He freed himself from his monkdom by conforming to the established religion. In other words: he joined the Church of Ireland. Lord Clancarty, as he was now, married Elizabeth FitzGerald, daughter of George FitzGerald, 16th Earl of Kildare and his wife Joan Boyle; the FitzGeralds were an Old English family whose ancestor came to Ireland during the Norman invasion of that country. His wife, like himself, was a Protestant; the couple had two children: Catharine, who married 1st Viscount Mount Cashell. Clancarty died on 21 November 1676, aged about 30, he seemed to have returned to his original Catholic religion at his end. He was succeeded by his only son Donough, eight years old at the time, his widow married William Davys, chief justice, died in 1698. Butler Dynasty, for his mother's family. Earl of Clancarty, for his title.

MacCarthy of Muskerry, for his father's family. Clark, Anthony Hamilton: his Life and Works and his Family, London: John Lane Cokayne, George Edward, The complete peerage of England, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extinct, or dormant, 5, London: George Bell and Sons – L to M Cokayne, George Edward, Vicary, The complete peerage of England, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extinct, or dormant, 3, London: St Catherine Press - CANONTEIGN to CUTTS Cokayne, George Edward, Vicary, The complete peerage of England, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extinct, or dormant, 5, London: St Catherine Press - EARDLEY OF SPALDING to GOOJERAT D'Alton, Rev. E. A. History of Ireland from the Earliest Times to the Present Day, 4, London: The Gresham Publishing Company - 1649 to 1782 Firth, Charles Harding, The Memoirs of Henry Ludlow, 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press Lodge, The Peerage of Ireland, 1, Dublin: James

Silverthorne Lumber Co. v. United States

Silverthorne Lumber Co. v. United States, 251 U. S. 385, was a U. S. Supreme Court Case in which Silverthorne attempted to evade paying taxes. Federal agents illegally created copies of the records; the issue in this case is. The ruling, delivered by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was that to permit derivatives would encourage police to circumvent the Fourth Amendment, so the illegal copied evidence was held tainted and inadmissible. This precedent became known as the "fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine," and is an extension of the exclusionary rule. Chief Justice White and Associate Justice Pitney dissented without a written opinion. List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 251 Wong Sun v. United States, 371 U. S. 471 Killian, B. J.. "United States v. Crews: Fruit of the Poisonous Tree—A New Wrinkle?". Idaho Law Review. 18: 151. ISSN 0019-1205. Works related to Silverthorne Lumber Company v. United States at Wikisource Text of Silverthorne Lumber Co. v. United States, 251 U. S. 385 is available from: CourtListener Findlaw Google Scholar Justia Library of Congress

Alexander Schomberg

Captain Sir Alexander Schomberg was an 18th-century Royal Navy officer. His father, Meyer Löw Schomberg, was a German-Jewish doctor and settled in England c. 1720 and set up a flourishing practice in Fenchurch Street, London. Two of Alexander's brothers followed their father's profession – the eldest and Ralph or Raphael – and two others went into the law, but Alexander instead opted for the navy. Like his brothers, however, he was brought up a Jew but attended St Paul's School and renounced the Jewish faith by publicly receiving the sacrament according to the Anglican rites and thus being able to enter on public careers without impediment from the Test Act. Joining the Navy in 1743 as a midshipman under Captain Edward Pratten on HMS Suffolk, he passed his examination for lieutenant on 3 December 1747, entering the sloop Hornet on 11 December and transferring from there to Speedwell, another sloop, in the West Indies in spring 1750; the latter ship, returned to England, was paid off in July 1751, with Schomberg and her other officers placed on half pay.

Schomberg's next appointment came under Captain Peter Denis on the Medway. This ship, was only in the home fleet and on the Bay of Biscay station and he was put on half pay again from June to October 1756, he was appointed to the Intrepid, under Captain Pratten again. Promotion to captain came on 5 April 1757 in command of the new frigate Richmond from the end of 1757 in command of HMS Diana, 32 guns. In the Diana he played a distinguished part in the taking of Louisburg in 1758 and Quebec in 1759/60, was a close associate of James Wolfe, he was sent back in 1760 with the news of the victories. There he was appointed to the Essex, with that ship taking part in the 1764 reduction of Belle Île, under Commodore Augustus Keppel and serving in the Brest and Biscay fleet until the peace. At the peace of 1763 he married. At the end of 1770 he was appointed to the Prudent, commissioned due to the dispute between Britain and Spain about the Falkland Islands and was paid off at the end of the dispute. In late 1771 he became captain of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland's yacht.

Lord Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty opposed Alexander taking up this role, seeing it as a retirement from active service, to no avail. Alexander was, knighted by the lord lieutenant in 1777 for his long and active service, though he progressed no further than the top of the captains' list as the most senior serving captain of the Navy, though he spent many years in that position. During this time he wrote "A sea manual recommended to the young officers of the Royal Navy as a companion to the signal book", had his second son, Alexander Wilmot, his youngest son, Charles Marsh, serving under him on the Dorset. On his death, he was buried in the churchyard at County Dublin. In August 1763, when peace came, he married Arabella Susannah Chalmers, only child of the Revd James Chalmers and Arabella and heiress of Sir Edmond Alleyne, baronet, of Hatfield Peverel with Hogarth's portrait commissioned and completed in time for the wedding. Alexander and Arabella's five children were baptized in the Christian faith.

G. L. Green, The Royal Navy and Anglo-Jewry J. Charnock, ed. Biographia navalis, 6, 273 G. W. Place, ‘Parkgate and the royal yachts: passenger traffic between the north-west and Dublin in the eighteenth century’, Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 138, 67–83 Portrait of Schomberg by Hogarth


Herpolitha is a monotypic genus of mushroom corals in the family Fungiidae. The only member of the genus is Herpolitha limax known as the tongue, mole or striate boomerang coral, it is native to reefs and lagoons in the Indo-Pacific region. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed this coral as being of "least concern". Herpolitha limax has an elongated structure with somewhat rounded ends and a single, axial furrow that extends nearly from end to end. In the furrow are many conspicuous slit-like mouths and there are irregularly spaced, less-distinct mouths elsewhere; the primary septa do not reach the edge of the colony. The costae are low with obtuse teeth. Sometimes the furrow is forked and forms a "Y" shape, a "T" shape, or an "X" shape; this coral can grow to a length of 45 cm or more and is some shade of grey, brown or greenish-brown. Herpolitha limax is native to the Indo-Pacific region, its range extending from East Africa and the Red Sea to Australia, Papua New Guinea and the South Central Pacific.

It is found on reef slopes and in lagoons in close proximity to Fungia spp. at depths down to about 30 metres. Herpolitha limax is a free-living, zooxanthellate species of coral. Under stressful conditions it is susceptible to bleaching and corals appear white after expelling their symbionts. In a period of high water temperature in Thailand in June 2010, bleaching was common and 52% of the corals of this species were affected, along with many other species of mushroom coral. By the following February, they seemed to have recovered with no trace of thermal-induced bleaching being present, the species composition being similar to that before the bleaching event. Herpolitha limax has a wide range and is a common species in suitable habitats; the population trend is unknown but this coral is harvested for the reef aquarium trade, over 2,000 pieces being collected in 2005. Corals face threats associated with climate change but the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed the conservation status of this species as being of "least concern"