Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Take a Few Minutes to Laugh

by Steve Ray on June 22, 2005

Tim Staples sent this over and we enjoyed it. Take a few minutes to relax, lighten up, and laugh. And if you have any kids around, be sure to call them in to enjoy this. Click here for “The Talking Bird.”

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Visiting the House of Sin

by Steve Ray on June 22, 2005

Cardinal Sin, "People Power" force in Philippines, dead at 77

 

Manila, Jun. 21 (CWNews.com) – Cardinal Jaime Sin, the retired Archbishop of Manila who was a principal figure in the "People Power" movement that forced President Ferdinand Marcos out of power in 1986, has died at the age of 77.

Cardinal Sin, whose severe kidney ailment prevented him from attending the funeral of Pope John Paul II (bionews) or the conclave that those Pope Benedict XVI (bionews), died early in the morning of June 21 at a hospital in Manila.

For the whole story, click here.

Steve's Note: Janet and I had the pleasure of meeting Cardinal Sin in Manila on one of our apologetics trips to the Philippines. As we entered the door he said, “Welcome to the House of Sin!” He had a lot of fun with his last name. He also said, “You are shaking the hand of a man who brought two presidents down.“ He was quite sick when we were there but I considered it a great honor to meet him. May God grant him eternal rest.

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