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March is Women’s History Month. January 30 to April 4 is internationally recognized as a Season of Nonviolence. Let’s take a look at the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Emily Greene Balch. If you’ve n ...

Category: Social Equality

Let’s take a look at a woman of the Reformation who was highly influential. Many of the most important women during the Reformation were royalty. It was the virtue of their birth that gave them power to influence t ...

Category: Religion

Wilma Mankiller is sometimes referred to as the first woman chief of a Native American tribe, and she was the first woman to be chief of the Cherokee Nation. Under her leadership, the Cherokee Nation population went from ...

Category: Equal Rights

March is traditionally Women’s History Month, a time to focus on women who have made a difference both historically and in contemporary times. This year’s theme is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring ...

Category: Religion

If you’re a reader, you most likely don’t need any help finding books. It’s all too easy to find novels that will transport you through words to other places and times. But sometimes you need a nonficti ...

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When you think of composers from the past, most people are familiar with Handel, Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Male composers seem to dominate the territory. We’d wager that many of our readers couldn’t name a ...

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Marguerite de Navarre was the sister of Francis I, King of France, and a queen in her own right due to marrying King Henry III. Marguerite supported many of the men of the Reformation. One historian believes that she mig ...

Category: Religion

The ULC supports many charitable organizations, including the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Our blogs often focus on what you can do to prevent domestic violence and to educate you about domestic violence ...

Category: Aid

Seton Hall University in New Jersey was named in Elizabeth Ann Seton’s honor. She has quite a few Roman Catholic churches named for her. The Elizabeth Seton High School in Maryland holds her name. The largest Catho ...

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When you think about the Italian Renaissance art scene, the first names that come to mind are probably Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo or Raphael. Most of the paintings commissioned during the Renaissance period were for ...

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