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Opinion: Catholics shocked by sexual abuse revelations – by Len Port Community: PALCUS 24th Annual Leadership Awards Gala Community: President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visiting California Travel Alert: TAP hit by cyberattack exposing personal data Opinion: The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance bond of friendship
 

Opinion: Catholics shocked by sexual abuse revelations – by Len Port

With the approach of the 105th anniversary of The Miracle of the Sun at Fatima in central Portugal, Catholics have been shocked by yet another revelation about the sexual abuse of children within the church. The Vatican has at long last acknowledged that in 2020 a Nobel Peace Prize-winning Catholic bishop received “disciplinary restrictions” and was […]

Community: PALCUS 24th Annual Leadership Awards Gala – Washington, D.C.

The Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS) is celebrating the 24th Annual PALCUS Leadership Awards Gala with a program of cultural and social events. This year’s festivities will take place in Washington, D.C., October 7-9, during Columbus Day weekend. The weekend-long celebration will include a reception and awards ceremony, brunch cruise, and […]

Community: President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visiting California – Portugal

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is visiting California, from September 23 to 29, at the invitation of the resident Portuguese American community, where he will participate in several community events. Although no official program is available, his itinerary will include stops in San Diego, Artesia, Turlock, Gustine, San Jose and San Francisco, […]

Travel Alert: TAP hit by cyberattack exposing personal data – Portugal

The Portuguese Attorney General’s Office has opened an investigation into the cyberattack that hit TAP Air Portugal which may have affected 1.5 million customers. Hackers have obtained the personal data of some of its customers and have been publishing the information on the dark web. On Thursday, Christine Ourmières, TAP’s chief executive, has apologized to […]

Opinion: The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance bond of friendship – By Len Port

For a fully independent republic like Portugal to officially declare a three-day period of national mourning for a foreign monarch is remarkable, but such is the respect for the late Queen Elizabeth ll and this country’s centuries of close ties with Britain. The mourning here overlaps the funeral in London on Monday attended by Portugal’s […]

Opinion: Catholics shocked by sexual abuse revelations – by Len Port

02 October 2022

With the approach of the 105th anniversary of The Miracle of the Sun at Fatima in central Portugal, Catholics have been shocked by yet another revelation about the sexual abuse of children within the church. The Vatican has at long last acknowledged that in 2020 a Nobel Peace Prize-winning Catholic bishop received “disciplinary restrictions” and was […]

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

Community: PALCUS 24th Annual Leadership Awards Gala – Washington, D.C.

01 October 2022

The Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS) is celebrating the 24th Annual PALCUS Leadership Awards Gala with a program of cultural and social events. This year’s festivities will take place in Washington, D.C., October 7-9, during Columbus Day weekend. The weekend-long celebration will include a reception and awards ceremony, brunch cruise, and […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People

Community: President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visiting California – Portugal

23 September 2022

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is visiting California, from September 23 to 29, at the invitation of the resident Portuguese American community, where he will participate in several community events. Although no official program is available, his itinerary will include stops in San Diego, Artesia, Turlock, Gustine, San Jose and San Francisco, […]

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

Travel Alert: TAP hit by cyberattack exposing personal data – Portugal

22 September 2022

The Portuguese Attorney General’s Office has opened an investigation into the cyberattack that hit TAP Air Portugal which may have affected 1.5 million customers. Hackers have obtained the personal data of some of its customers and have been publishing the information on the dark web. On Thursday, Christine Ourmières, TAP’s chief executive, has apologized to […]

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Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Opinion: The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance bond of friendship – By Len Port

18 September 2022

For a fully independent republic like Portugal to officially declare a three-day period of national mourning for a foreign monarch is remarkable, but such is the respect for the late Queen Elizabeth ll and this country’s centuries of close ties with Britain. The mourning here overlaps the funeral in London on Monday attended by Portugal’s […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, World

UEFA: Portugal staged to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup – Portugal

17 September 2022

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) president, Aleksander Ceferin, has said he is certain Portugal together with Spain could host the 2023 FIFA World Cup, one of the most significant world sports events, despite bids from south American countries Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Aleksander Ceferin believes the quadrennial tournament will be shared by two […]

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