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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • The God Squad: Osama bin Laden's death raises some moral, spiritual questions

    Question: The world recently witnessed a strange juxtaposition of historical events: First, Pope John Paul II was exhumed and beatified. Within a few hours, U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, then deep-sixed his body from the deck of the USS Carl...
  • In Theory: Does president's religion matter?

    The American public's questions and doubts about President Barack Obama's religion continue to dog him nearly two years after his election. For example, a new poll by the Pew Research Center shows that nearly 1 in 5 Americans believe that Obama is a...
  • SEAL shows patriotism through art

    SEAL shows patriotism through art
    MIDWAY CITY — For Pete Carolan, the killing of Osama bin Laden was a full-circle moment. The Irvine artist spent almost two decades in the Navy SEALs, the specialized combat wing that conducted the May 1 nighttime raid on the Al Qaeda leader's...
  • Attar on the right path

    The fact that Audie Attar has landed in Irvine, also known as America's Safest City, is more than just a little ironic considering where he's come from, where he's been. He's just 30 years old, but he's been around the world and back, both literally...
  • On Faith: Respect is key to calming religious tensions

    Hearing the word "respect," one might be reminded of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who never got any. But, in the real world, callous lack of respect contributes powerfully to inter-ethnic and inter-religious violence and death. I recently...
  • Classically Trained: After 186 years, Ninth still magical

    The greatest melody in all of Western music starts quietly. From its subdued beginnings, tapestries of instrumental color are added in each melodic line. The musical layers glide along on top of one another, repeating the same tune in fascinating new...
  • Mailbag: Don't burn Koran; spread truth of Jesus

    The world has become a tightly twisted and tangled ball of string that no man can untangle. With every political election it is only becoming darker. So does staging a "burn fest" of the Koran bring forth light or only spread more bitter darkness? At the...
  • Celebration of God's forgiveness

    COSTA MESA — Newport-Mesa Muslims on Friday will join worldwide celebrations of what is known as Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, Islam's holy month. The celebration began Thursday night after the last prayer with a chant embracing and...
  • 9/11 events happening countywide

    People in Orange County and across the country on Saturday will honor the nearly 3,000 men and women killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. In Santa Ana, county firefighters are going to remember fallen first responders, an Irvine beer festival event...
  • Exercise compassion: Create a 'chain reaction'

    Exercise compassion: Create a 'chain reaction'
    CORONA DEL MAR — Students at Corona del Mar High School on Friday were encouraged to write thank you letters to one another and to not e-mail or text them. The request was made in honor of Rachel Joy Scott, the first student killed in the...
  • Sounding Off: Love neighbors as ourselves

    Friends, you probably know that Wednesday evening began the celebration of Rosh Hashanah and Thursday marked the end of Ramadan. I spent Wednesday night celebrating Rosh Hashanah with a gathering of rabbis. Together we prayed, sang, ate, laughed and loved...
  • Editorial: 9/11 anniversary is no time for hate

    The nationwide resurgence of anti-Muslim sentiment is sad and unfortunate. It threatens to tear at the seams of the fabric of America. On the ninth anniversary of 9/11, we appeal to the people of Newport-Mesa to refrain from joining in to stoke this...