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Topic - Herod
A Kenyan lawyer has filed a petition in The Hague, asking the International Court of Justice to hold Israel, among others, responsible for the "unlawful" trial and crucifixion of Jesus Christ, a Kenyan newspaper reported.
The chief priests and scribes stood and vehemently accused Him. And Herod with his men of war set Him at nought, and mocked Him, and arrayed Him in a gorgeous robe, and sent Him again to Pilate. The same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.
Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he will step down at the end of this month, the first pope in more than 600 years to vacate the Vatican before his death. He cited the usual health considerations consistent with his age, 85, and said that his post-papal plans would be to live "a life dedicated to prayer."
Israel's national museum said Tuesday it will open what it calls the world's first exhibition devoted to the architectural legacy of biblical King Herod, the Jewish proxy monarch who ruled Jerusalem and the Holy Land under Roman occupation two millennia ago.
A blind Russian high schooler's impassioned criticism of the ban on adoption by Americans has added a new and compelling voice to the chorus of condemnation of the law.
Thousands marched through Moscow on Sunday to protest Russia's new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, a far bigger number than expected in a sign that outrage over the ban has breathed some life into the dispirited anti-Kremlin opposition movement.
President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, abruptly terminating the prospects for more than 50 youngsters preparing to join new families and sparking critics to liken him to King Herod.
He said unto them the third time, "Why, what evil hath He done?