Alcohol and morality, or when history repeats itself

Alcohol and morality or when history repeats itself

In Canada, the first temperance societies emerged among Protestants in the late 1820s. Their followers preached moderate drinking, ideally abstinence, to combat household impoverishment, moral decay, and domestic violence. Beginning in 1840, the Catholic Church experienced a renaissance in French Canada with ultramontanism, which advocated the precedence of religion over civil society. A Church that … Read more

75th anniversary of the Fleurdelisé | The largest Quebec flag in history unfurled in Montreal

1674408218 75th anniversary of the Fleurdelise The largest Quebec flag

The largest Quebec flag in history, measuring 60 by 90 feet, was unfurled Saturday on the Place des Arts esplanade, in the heart of Montreal, to celebrate the 75e anniversary of the fleur-de-lis. Posted yesterday at 1:43 p.m. “It was very important for us to mark this anniversary. Seventy-five years is not nothing. The fleurdelisé … Read more

History and Stories of Lantau, Hong Kong’s Largest Island

At 147 square kilometres, Lantau Island is the largest in Hong Kong. However, it is much less urbanized than its neighbor Hong Kong Island. His story, meanwhile, is equally interesting. Smugglers and gangsters in Hong Kong Although inhabitants are reported from the Neolithic era, it was especially in the 16th century that the development of … Read more

History of Toulouse. More than 270 years ago, this notable was a collector of old coins

History of Toulouse More than 270 years ago this notable

By Toulouse editorial staff Published on 1 Jan 23 at 16:08 Toulouse news See my news Follow this media The notable of Toulouse Charles-Clément Martin-de-Saint-Amand, painted by Jean-Baptiste Despax. (©Jacques Rougé – City of Toulouse) Elegant and smiling, Charles-Clement Martin de Saint-Amand handles a few coins from his medallion in this painting painted by Jean-Baptiste … Read more

History and its treasures: The Chapel of the Black Penitents of Saint-Géniez-d’Olt

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the essential Chronic. Pascal Cazottes makes us discover today the chapel of the Black Penitents of Saint-Geniez-d’Olt. Less known and perhaps a little less flamboyant than that of Villefranche-de-Rouergue, this chapel nevertheless has similarities with its sister in Bas-Rouergue, if only at the level of its ceiling, which is made of wood and covered in … Read more

Sarthe. From the center for “undesirables”, to the Basile Moreau center, 100 years of history of the Marianite sisters

Sarthe From the center for undesirables to the Basile Moreau

By Writing Sandblasted Published on 25 Dec 22 at 7:00 Shortbread News See my news Follow this media From the center for “undesirables”, to the preventorium to the Basile Moreau centre. ©DR The premises of the former Basile Moreau center in Precigne, near Sablé-sur-Sarthe, today house themusical academy. The marianite sisters have been present for … Read more

The secret history of the tarot between sects, art and divination

The secret history of the tarot between sects art and

A tool for modern-day sorcerers’ apprentices and an instrument for personal development, the tarot enjoys undeniable popularity today. However, this has not always been the case. Praised by secret societies, sects of all kinds and some mystical Freemasons, this game could have ended up in oblivion if it had not become the prerogative of many … Read more

A Major Change In Transformers History Hurt The Movies (But Was Necessary) | Pretty Reel

A Major Change In Transformers History Hurt The Movies But

Galvatron’s origin was changed to a human creation in Transformers: Age of Extinction. This change was necessary but hampered the franchise. Transformers: Age of Extinction made a very significant change to Galvatron’s origins, which ultimately ended up hurting Michael Bay’s live-action Transformers franchise. In the film, Galvatron was the result of the efforts of the … Read more