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January 1, 1970 Archives

Monday morning in Blacksburg, Virginia, 32 students and staff at Virginia Tech were killed in the largest single shooting in modern American history. The shooter, an angry and disturbed young man, then killed himself. Looking at the profiles of the […]

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When a gun gets loose on a Virginia campus, or a high school rampage occurs in Colorado; when a building blows up in Oklahoma City, or a plane hits a tower in Manhattan – people follow their horror and disbelief […]

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I’ve always heard the old adage, “violence is a weapon of the weak.” But after events like the Virginia Tech massacre, it’s easy to think that violence has ultimate power. After all, we’ve learned history through the lens of war. […]

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The latest news on abortion ruling, Darfur, Iraq war, Virginia Tech shooting, Iran, immigration, global warming, presidential politics, and select editorials. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Abortion ruling. Partial-birth abortion ban […]

Blinding light assaults the darkness;Children wait for guns to cease.In the midst of war’s confusion,Make us instruments of peace. Hungry for your visitation,We are waiting –lost,afraid. You alone,O God,can save us.Heal the wounds that we have made. -Jean McMullanWritten the […]

Incline your ear, O Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. Preserve my life, for I am devoted to you; save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God; be gracious to me, O Lord, […]

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