- Making News: Attack on Mosque Kills 78 in Iraq
Three suicide bombers struck a politically important mosque in northern Baghdad today. At least 78 people are dead and 163 have been wounded. Borzou Daragahi, who reports for the Los Angeles Times, was one of the few western journalists to go to the scene of severed body parts and sectarian tension.
- Reporter's Notebook: Was Judas a "Judas" After All?
Was Judas not Jesus' betrayer after all? That's the impression given by discovery of another of the Gnostic gospels, books written 20-30 years after the Gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke and John. The Gospel of Judas reports a conversation with Jesus privately telling his friend he will share "the mysteries of the kingdom." Jesus asks Judas to turn him over to the Roman authorities so his body can be sacrificed. Princeton's Elaine Pagels is an expert on religion and the Gnostic gospels.
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