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Honor: Rev. Steven Joseph Lopes consecrated Bishop in Houston UK vs. EU: Portugal is against London Brexit Book: ‘The High Mountains of Portugal’ – Editor’s Note Heritage: Lisbon to open museum dedicated to Jewish legacy – Portugal Update: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa elected President – Portugal
 

Honor: Rev. Steven Joseph Lopes consecrated Bishop in Houston – Texas

On February 2, 2016, Portuguese American Roman Catholic prelate, Steven Joseph Lopes, 40, was consecrated a Bishop in Houston, Texas, and took up his appointment as prelate of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter established by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012. The Ordinariates were created as the Vatican’s pastoral response to repeated […]

UK vs. EU: Portugal is against London Brexit – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor (*) Portugal wants Britain to stay in the European Union, but while the new Socialist government will listen to Prime Minister David Cameron’s requests for EU reforms, certain demands would be beyond the pale. “Our position is very simple,” said Portugal’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, this week. “We […]

Book: ‘The High Mountains of Portugal’ – Editor’s Note

In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that—if he can find it—would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe’s earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure. Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist devoted to the murder […]

Heritage: Lisbon to open museum dedicated to Jewish legacy – Portugal

A museum dedicated to the history of Judaism in Portugal (Museu Judáico de Lisboa) will open in Lisbon in 2017. Lisbon is the only major European capital without a Jewish museum. According to an ordinance from the city town hall, the new museum will be established in São Miguel Square, in Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest quarter, […]

Update: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa elected President – Portugal

By Len Port, Contributor (*) In contrast to the political mishmash created by the recent general election, Sunday’s presidential poll shooed in a clear winner who promises to be a force for stability. The 20th President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is expected to play a crucial role in calming the country’s […]

Honor: Rev. Steven Joseph Lopes consecrated Bishop in Houston – Texas

09 February 2016

On February 2, 2016, Portuguese American Roman Catholic prelate, Steven Joseph Lopes, 40, was consecrated a Bishop in Houston, Texas, and took up his appointment as prelate of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter established by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012. The Ordinariates were created as the Vatican’s pastoral response to repeated […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Religion, World

UK vs. EU: Portugal is against London Brexit – By Len Port

04 February 2016

By Len Port, Contributor (*) Portugal wants Britain to stay in the European Union, but while the new Socialist government will listen to Prime Minister David Cameron’s requests for EU reforms, certain demands would be beyond the pale. “Our position is very simple,” said Portugal’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, this week. “We […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Book: ‘The High Mountains of Portugal’ – Editor’s Note

02 February 2016

In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that—if he can find it—would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe’s earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure. Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist devoted to the murder […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, People, Portugal, Travel

Heritage: Lisbon to open museum dedicated to Jewish legacy – Portugal

31 January 2016

A museum dedicated to the history of Judaism in Portugal (Museu Judáico de Lisboa) will open in Lisbon in 2017. Lisbon is the only major European capital without a Jewish museum. According to an ordinance from the city town hall, the new museum will be established in São Miguel Square, in Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest quarter, […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Religion

Update: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa elected President – Portugal

24 January 2016

By Len Port, Contributor (*) In contrast to the political mishmash created by the recent general election, Sunday’s presidential poll shooed in a clear winner who promises to be a force for stability. The 20th President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is expected to play a crucial role in calming the country’s […]

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Posted in Featured, Politics, Portugal

Nominated: António Guterres candidate to UN Secretary-General – Portugal

23 January 2016

The Portuguese government has proposed former Prime Minister António Guterres as its candidate to next United Nations Secretary-General, Prime Minister António Costa announced Friday. According to a statement released by Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, Guterres has the political career and the international experience which make him an ideal candidate. “The government […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

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