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News Portugal » Coimbra: Iceland’s possible circumcision ban raises religious liberty questions

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In 1946, she transferred to the convent of the Carmelite Sisters of Coimbra, Portugal and took the name Sister Maria Lucia of the Immaculate Heart. She received visions and messages from both Mary and Jesus on several more occasions throughout her life ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: Santa Clara Sister Cities Association’s Youth Commissioners Share Study Abroad Experiences at Annual Tea

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Santa Clara’s Sister Cities are Izumo, Japan; Coimbra, Portugal; and Limerick, Ireland. “Proceeds from our fundraisers, such as this tea, go to fund the trips the Youth Commissioners go on,” said Patricia Knowles, Vice President of the SCSCA Youth ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: Named: Augustina Bessa-Luís and Manuel Alegre for Nobel Prize – Portugal

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

He studied law at the University of Coimbra. Noted for his political activities ... She writes on issues concerning the arts and culture of both Portugal and Canada. Her articles, essays and reviews have appeared in journals, anthologies and news sites ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: Health Ministry sets up commission on visual health

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

According to the Visual Health Programme of the Directorate-General for Health, in Portugal it is estimated that about half the population suffers from changes in vision, ranging from a decrease in visual acuity to blindness, and that around 20% of ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: Coimbra, Portugal: A cultural guide

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Publication date: Sunday 26 June 2011

"We are poets," a Coimbra woman said to me. "We look at the ocean and we make fado." I suspect they say this the length and breadth of Portugal but, even if the former capital is 31 miles (50km) from the Atlantic, and two hours north of Lisbon, it sums up ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: The other Portugal: beyond the Algarve and Lisbon by train

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Publication date: Sunday 04 September 2016

Time to see another side to the country, on a scenic – and cheap – train journey along its west coast At Portugal’s prestigious Coimbra university, there is a radical history of respecting intellect. In the 18th century, damaging a borrowed book ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: Europe's rise in temporary work contracts puts lives on hold

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Publication date: uesday 30 January 2018

A recovery began the following year. But only 34 percent of employment contracts signed between 2013 and last year were open-ended, according to the Observatory of Crises and Alternatives at Portugal's Coimbra University. "The creation of jobs in Portugal ...

News Portugal » Coimbra: Coimbra, Portugal 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

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