we're going to church so I am putting stories down for later reading since I have to shut down the computer.
Imagine Catholics who are catholics.
TORN reports there is a Fran Walsh interview at the NYTimes
Tehran Live has photos of drag racing
and a photo essay on how ordinary Iranians celebrate Ashura.
the US press seems to love the excesses of the flagellants to show how crazy these Muslims are, which always reminds me of how they cover the "Crucifixions" here in the Philippines... just a way to ridicule people's religious beliefs.
Persian paradox has an article on the celebration and I'll post it later...