NOSTRA

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NOSTRANaval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity (US Navy)
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Long after I had thought never to read it--in fact when I was 'nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita'--I read Milton's "Paradise Lost," and found in it a majestic beauty that justified to me the fame it wears, and eclipsed the worth of those lesser poems which I had ignorantly accounted his worthiest.
Tiberius in a letter to him saith, Haec pro amicitia nostra non occultavi; and the whole senate dedicated an altar to Friendship, as to a goddess, in respect of the great dearness of friendship, between them two.
Orientis princeps Belzebub, inferni ardentis monarcha, et Demogorgon, propitiamus vos, ut appareat et surgat Mephistophilis Dragon, quod tumeraris: per Jehovam, Gehennam, et consecratam aquam quam nunc spargo, signumque crucis quod nunc facio, et per vota nostra, ipse nunc surgat nobis dicatus Mephistophilis!
25 August 2010 - Spanish savings bank Sa Nostra said in a regulatory filing its first-half 2010 pretax profit plunged 68.1% year-on-year to EUR13.2m (USD16.7m) while gross earnings shed 20.7% to EUR133.6m.
The European Commission and Europa Nostra jointly launched the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards in 2002 to celebrate outstanding initiatives in the field of European cultural heritage.
"Europa Nostra" is a federation for cultural heritage, founded in 1963.
"To me, it's not really different than what I've been doing with La Coka Nostra. We've been kind of doing it for a while.
The Vatican can reassert loudly and clearly that Nostra Aetate and the postconciliar documents are still the guiding principles for the church, and that the warm friendship shown to the Jewish people by the saintly Pope John Paul II still is the animating value in the policies of Pope Benedict XVI and the Vatican.
However, Mangano was later convicted of being a member of Cosa Nostra, drug trafficking and two counts of murder.
"The Cosa Nostra is more than 200 years old; the parvenu Mafia didn't come into existence until the 1920s.