Worth a thousand words: Norway remembers

The scene in Oslo today: It was a memorial service for the victims of last week’s attacks.  The first funerals were held today.  Read more here. [Read more...]

Quote of the day: the pope on Norway

The pontiff sent condolences to Norway’s King Harald, following yesterday’s horrific attacks. The pope’s message, in part: “His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI offers fervent prayers for the victims and their families, invoking God’s peace upon the dead and divine consolation upon those who suffer.” “At this time of national grief he prays that all Norwegians [Read More...]

Is this the new face of terror?

Below, photos of the man now in custody in connection with yesterday’s horrific attacks in Norway. Details: The Norwegian charged with going on a killing spree in which at least 91 people died is a former member of a populist anti-immigration party who wrote blogs attacking multiculturalism and Islam. The suspect, detained after 84 people [Read More...]