Posts Tagged ‘Twins’

500 sets of twins attend twin saints feast in India

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

More than 500 sets of twins have gathered in India for the celebration of the feast of twin saints, in a tradition that is growing each year. Celebrations were held in Kerala last month in a Syro-Malabar parish named for Sts Gervasis and Prothasis. The saints were twin brothers who were scourged and beheaded for Read more

Identical twins and Franciscan Brothers die hours apart

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Identical twins and Franciscan Brothers Julian and Adrian Riester – who were born seconds apart – died just hours apart two weeks ago on 1 June. Both men were admitted to the hospital just days before dying of heart failure. They were aged 92. Brother Julian died in the morning and Brother Adrian died in Read more