Religion: Tidings

>"We cannot wait until an election. Unless the American people end the war now, tens of thousands of unnecessary victims will be killed, wounded or rendered homeless between now and the inauguration of the next President." So saying, five women and nine men began a "fast for life" last week at New York Theological Seminary in Manhattan, where they will live during the vigil. The fasters will take nothing but water for an "indefinite period," hoping to inspire a "new stage of resistance" among Americans. The 14 included familiar peace-movement veterans (David Dellinger, former Benedictine Monk Paul Mayer), younger recruits in...