And why wouldn’t we hear about this? Because war makes money. Peace is cheap. You can read more here. And thanks, Cynical, for the link.
Tag Archives: Peace
How will you honor the Rev. King?
Jac sends these links — this one and this one — about how people will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King, whose official birthday is coming up on Monday. I really love the effort in “Kentuckiana,” creating 40 days of peace around Dr. King’s birthday.
Seventy years and a day after the bombing of Hiroshima:
This is what the Rev. George Zabelka, the Air Force chaplain who blessed the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, said: As a Catholic chaplain I watched as the Boxcar, piloted by a good Irish Catholic pilot, dropped the bomb on Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki, the center of Catholicism in Japan. I never preached a single …
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Prayers for the Sikhs, and prayers for the rest of us, too.
On Sunday, a gunman went into a Wisconsin Sikh temple and shot and killed six Sikhs before he was shot and killed, himself, by a police officer arriving at the scene. One of the quotes from a family member was that when he heard of the death of his loved one, “the heart just sat …
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