March 18, 2011

Iraqi archbishop speaks of ‘near-genocide conditions’

DUNDALK, Ireland – An Iraqi archbishop spoke of “near-genocide conditions” for Christians in his country and said those fleeing violence were straining resources in other parts of the country.
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Extraordinary sacrifice

NPR has a truly remarkable story of self-sacrifice.  Valentina Komarov, the widow of Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, kisses a photograph of her dead husband during his official funeral, held in Moscow's Red Square on April 26, 1967. (AFP/Getty Images) So there’s a cosmonaut up in space, circling the globe, convinced he will never make it...
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