Thursday, May 24, 2007

Monks, Madness, and Virginia Tech

"I do not know what might have been done differently to prevent the Virginia disaster. It is impossible to determine what led Seung-hui Cho to his final terrible moments or if he was capable of making any clear choices at that point in his life. But it is the source of some hope to know that in a world where such horrors can happen within any human heart, people still make the sign of the Cross and sit in silence before God, whose love has called both the monk and Seung-hui Cho into existence."

- Father John Garvey, an Orthodox priest and columnist for Commonweal Magazine. Read the entire piece here.