Small-minded critics spit their venom

By Mona Charen Natural disasters bring incomprehensible suffering. In this, they differ from manmade calamities. If you believe in free will, you can at least allow that human beings are capable of inexhaustible evil when they turn away from God, and that innocents suffer as a consequence. Even if God exists, free will makes the […]

Tsunami hits close to home

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Arjune Mirchandani and girlfriend Kimberly McRae, seen here in this 2003 photo, were visiting Southern Sri Lanka when they survived a tsunami that leveled the country’s coast. (Courtesy photo) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Clovis doctor Rajan Mirchandini spoke to his son on Christmas eve. Arjune was vacationing near the southern tip of Sri […]

Disaster movies no comparison to real tsunami

CNJ staff It’s one thing to watch a special-effect-laden disaster movie about a tsunami or other outrageous act of nature, quite another to watch the TV news and see the devastation wrought by a real-life magnitude 9 earthquake that struck under the Indian Ocean and sent tsunamis smashing into coastlines across southern Asia on Sunday. […]