Oslo Bombing

The powerful force of human desire for revenge, control and power needs to be met by a greater force -- religious leaders from all denominations uniting to speak out on behalf of an individual's right to practice his or her religion without fear or intimidation.
"In this time of fear and polarization we feel it is more important than ever to stand together and show solidarity," the
The statues in the park are organized in a straight-line "axis" about the length of two football fields. As you walk, you're
Norway is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It's home to more natural wonders than we can count and it has stunning cities, fascinating history and really happy people.
6. Even urban spaces are lush. Such as Oslo, Norway's capital. Forested hills rise above the city and there's plenty of green
In Oslo's main train station, I was impressed by the modern departure boards and how people-friendly the place was. This
In 2011, the world saw protest movements that demanded an end to that inequality. Bouazizi became a symbol for millions of
"It leaves a strong impression to see where people have been killed," Gjoerv said. By Bjoern H. Amland -- The Associated
I have to admit, however, that until I read a report published today by the Center for American Progress, I had no idea just how orchestrated and well-financed the Islamaphobia movement was.
Since it became clear that the culprit of the horror in Norway was not a Muslim jihadist, but a self-proclaimed "Christian Knight," the popular perceptions of terrorism are being questioned.
The U.S. could have gone in a different direction -- other than war and shopping -- after 9/11. When the sky was weeping, a different sort of leader might have reaffirmed the largest of American values rather than exploited the smallest.
Norway's immediate reaction to this terror was authentic, distinctly Norwegian, and due in no small part to a country and a people who know fundamentally who they are. The world could learn a thing or two from their example.
We need to address the root cause of these incidents of violence before it is too late. A combination of peace and dynamism is needed in society today.
The Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat was the first to carry the story of Hege Dalen and her partner, Toril Hansen, who
In the wake of the Oslo explosions and the massacre on Utoyo island, we have learned so much, too much, about the protagonist of the whole tragedy. But what of those who were at the scene unharmed themselves but who helped those who were?
How do we protect the need for a public and transparent judicial process without rewarding acts of violence with the very mission of their violence: publicity for a set of radical ideas?
As the Sydney Morning Herald reports, Oslo-based sales rep Cameron Leslie gave an on-camera interview to a New Zealand's
Many say that it is thoughtless, even reckless to blame an entire political movement for the actions of men like Breivik or Dr. Tiller's killer. I am inclined to agree. But it is just as reckless to dismiss these men as simply crazed.
Police said Breivik was interrogated for 10 hours on Friday, verifying details from previous questioning and answering new
By Oivind Ostang Religion News Service TRONDHEIM (RNS/ENInews) A Norwegian bishop addressing the recent bombing and shooting