Daily Archives: August 6, 2010

A reflection from Dorothy Day on the Transfiguration and the opening of the atomic age 65 years ago

Sixty-five years ago two bombs opened the nuclear era, destroying the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (Aug. 6) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9) and sending humanity on a new course. Aug. 6 is also the feast of the Transfiguration, the time when … Continue reading

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From northwestern Pakistan, the rains keep getting worse

The monsoon-type rains are continuing in Pakistan, where the government aid agency says 12 million people have been affected, but expects that number could rise to half a million. BBC News quotes Gen. Nadeem Ahmed of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management … Continue reading

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