Peaches Geldof laid to rest in coffin painted with family images

Peaches Geldof laid to rest in coffin painted with family images

LONDON, April 21 (UPI) -- The body of Peaches Geldof arrived at her private funeral in a coffin featuring a painted image of the late British model with her husband and two young sons.
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Funeral to be held Monday for model, journalist Peaches Geldof

Funeral to be held Monday for model, journalist Peaches Geldof

LONDON, April 18 (UPI) -- A private funeral service is to be held at a church in Davington, England, Monday for the late fashion model, journalist and TV personality Peaches Geldof.
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Kate Middleton describes Prince George's first Christmas as 'lovely'

Kate Middleton describes Prince George's first Christmas as 'lovely'

Dec. 25 (UPI) -- The duke and duchess of Cambridge greeted well-wishers outside Queen Elizabeth II's Norfolk estate.
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Queen Elizabeth has traditional Christmas

SANDRINGHAM, England, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Queen Elizabeth II of Britain enjoyed a traditional Christmas at Sandringham, her estate in eastern England, including church with her family.

Mother of Fischer quintuplets dies

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Vatican editor: Jesus' 'wife' papyrus fake

VATICAN CITY, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A fourth-century papyrus scrap a Harvard professor said suggested Jesus may have been married to Mary Magdalene is phony, a Vatican newspaper editor said.

'Jesus Christ Superstar' closing on B'way

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- The producers of the Broadway production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" said Tuesday the musical will close July 1 unless ticket sales improve.

Experts split on supposed Jesus tomb

JERUSALEM, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Archaeologists, biblical scholars and other experts met in Jerusalem this week to discuss a tomb that might be that of Jesus and his family.

News of 'Last Supper' image clogs Internet

ROME, July 30 (UPI) -- Reports of an image of a woman and a child hidden in Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" choked several Leonardo-related Web sites, knocking them off-line.

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'Da Vinci Code' author didn't plagiarize

LONDON, March 28 (UPI) -- A British court Wednesday ruled American author Dan Brown did not lift passages from two historians' book and use them in his novel, "The Da Vinci Code."

'Jesus tomb' may be opened to public

JERUSALEM, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Israeli and Jerusalem municipal officials say they would consider opening the tomb alleged by documentary filmmakers to be the tomb of Jesus.

Controversial 'Tomb' previewed

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Tight security surrounded a New York screening of "The Lost Tomb of Jesus," the controversial documentary that claims to have found Jesus' burial site.
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Mary Magdalene
Mary (Maia Morgenstern), left, and Mary Magdalene (Monica Bellucci), right, in a scene from The Passion of The Christ, Mel Gibson's controversial new film about the last twelve hours of Christ's life. Critics charge the film is anti-Semitic and graphically violent. (UPI Photo/Philippe Antonello/Newmarket Films)

Eastern: container of ointment (as a myrrhbearer), or holding a red egg (symbol of the resurrection); embracing the feet of Christ after the Resurrection

Saint Mary Magdalene or Mary Magdalene is described, both in the canonical New Testament and in the New Testament apocrypha, as a devoted disciple of Jesus. She is considered by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Anglican churches to be a saint, with a feast day of July 22. She is also commemorated by the Lutheran Church with a festival on the same day. The Orthodox Church also commemorates her on the Sunday of the Myrrhbearers, which is the second Sunday after Pascha (Easter).

In the New Testament, Mary Magdalene is distinguished from other women named Mary as "of Magdala", a town on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.

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