Saturday, April 02, 2005

BE068110 - Illustration of a Hand Writing with a Quill Pen


Edited by Victor A. Cuvo


By ANDY SOLTIS and CLEMENTE LISI, New York Post

April 2, 2005 - A dying Pope John Paul II scribbled down a final message last night to his close friends, begging them not to cry.

"I am happy and you should be as well," the note read. "Let us pray together with joy."

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Pope John Paul II

FILE ** Pope John Paul II waves to faithfuls gathered for the weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, in this May 2, 2001 file photo. (AP Photo/Plinio Lepri, File)


Tens of thousands of pilgrims keep vigil in St. Peter's Square on Friday after hearing of the pope's worsening condition.

Biography of Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul the most revered human being on earth popejohnpaul.com

Cardinals Differ on Who Will Succeed Pontiff

Cardinals head for Rome to cast votes

College of Cardinals Biographical notes:
Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, Archbishop of Milan (Italy)


Oil prices jumped 3.4% to new record on Friday...

Stocks set for another sluggish week

Autopsy of Terri Schiavo Completed

Al-Qaida was working on biological weapon

Gang will target Minuteman vigil on Mexico border

Collegiate Network Announces Campus Outrage Awards
by: Sarah Longwell

OPINION:
The post-Schiavo ordeal will be long lasting. William F. Buckley, Jr.

DEATH, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
Bill O'Reilly:

"Terri Schiavo has lost her life, American parents are losing their authority and America, itself, is losing her way. Does that sound like freedom to you?"

Read the full column!



"Evolving Standards of Decency" . William Kristol

Ann Coulter:

Worst thing first
Anyone who has seen the latest numbers on Medicare can be forgiven for wondering why President George W. Bush is spending so much time on Social Security. The health fund for the elderly and disabled is in far worse shape.

Radley Balko on traffic cameras in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Minimum Wage: A real-life case study.


Joe Bell: ARTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Oil Development A National Priority

sports:
IRS investigating Colorado Coach Barnett camp money

March (April) Madness: Watch Out for Louisville

From ESPN.com
Why Carolina will win |
Why MSU will win
Why Illinois will win
Why Louisville will win

Kennedy on Baseball

From the stands, you don't see the steroids, you can't hear the press conferences, and if you take your eyes off the jumbo-sized video screens and centerfield swimming pools long enough to take a peek at the field, you'll see a game that is still graceful and smart, writes Richard Kennedy.

BOOK REVIEW:

Cantor on Shakespeare and Historicism

Shakespeare has a way of bringing out the best in people, from actors to directors to stage designers, and this principle even seems to work for literary critics, writes Paul A. Cantor in the Claremont Review of Books.

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