Posts Tagged ‘Memorial’

Nimbys oppose Erebus park memorial: ‘You don’t drink a glass of wine next to a grave’

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

A group of Parnell residents are trying to kibosh plans for an Erebus memorial in their local park because it would make them sad at a place they want to drink wine and climb trees, and would ruin the look of the area. Some victims’ families are horrified and say the ‘nimbys’ have lost sight Read more

At Mexico-US border, Pope prays, delivers stinging critique

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Pope Francis has prayed at the US-Mexico border, blessing people gathered across the Rio Grande River in Texas. On Wednesday, the final day of his visit to Mexico, Francis went up a ramp overlooking the river and the border, to a makeshift memorial representing migrants killed in their attempts to reach the US. Shoes of Read more