It has a population of about 2. Erfurt is the state capital and largest city. Other cities are Jena , Gera and Weimar. Thuringia is home to the Rennsteig , Germany's best-known hiking trail. Its winter resort of Oberhof makes it a well-equipped winter sports destination — half of Germany's Winter Olympic gold medals of were by Thuringian athletes.
Inspiring affection or warm sympathy: the endearing charm of a little child. All rights reserved. Switch to new thesaurus. Based on WordNet 3. She has such an endearing personality. His loyalty endeared him to me. Mentioned in?
He was elected pope by the second papal conclave of , which was called after Pope John Paul I , who had been elected in August to succeed Pope Paul VI , died after 33 days. He upheld the Church's teachings on such matters as the right to life , artificial contraception , the ordination of women , and a celibate clergy, and although he supported the reforms of the Second Vatican Council , he was seen as generally conservative in their interpretation. As part of his special emphasis on the universal call to holiness , he beatified 1,  and canonised people, more than the combined tally of his predecessors during the preceding five centuries. By the time of his death, he had named most of the College of Cardinals , consecrated or co-consecrated many of the world's bishops, and ordained many priests. John Paul II's cause for canonisation commenced one month after his death with the traditional five-year waiting period waived.
Who is a Jew? And according to this test, the Jewish genetic family does not include Igbo people of Nigeria, a tribe of 30 million who have claimed a connection to Judaism for hundreds of years. Messianic Judaism, whose adherents consider Jesus to be the Jewish Messiah, is regarded by Israel and Jewish organizations as a form of Christianity. Jewish Voice Ministries said they traveled to Nigeria to investigate claims that the Igbo people are descendants of ancient Israelites. The Igbo tribe considers itself descendants of Ephraim one of the 10 lost tribes of Israel.