joseph joseph  /ˈdʒoʊ səf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
  2. (n) (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt
  3. (n) (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus

News

  1. Joseph Banis sentenced to life in prison

    Joseph Banis was sentenced Wednesday morning for a murder conviction in the death of James Carroll.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WAVE 3 Louisville

  2. Joseph Banis sentenced to life in prison for body-in-basement murder

    A judge denied convicted killer Joseph Banis' attempt to set aside his deal with prosecutors and sentenced him to life in prison for killing a man and then working with his boyfriend, Jeffrey Mundt, to bury the body in the basement of the Old Louisville h
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

  3. Joseph Sullivan, auxiliary bishop with wide impact on US church, dies

    Retired Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Sullivan of Brooklyn, N.Y., whose work on behalf of the poor for Catholic Charities in Brooklyn and Queens earned him national recognition, died June 7 as a result of injuries he suffered in a May 30 car accident.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

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