Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Jim Wallis at Sojourners remembers Sen. Kennedy

Jim Wallis remembers Sen. Kennedy's cause in a Sojourners' piece, "Honoring the greatest commitment of Sen. Edward Kennedy's life." Here's a sample:

On the occasion of his death, I pray that God may now move us as a nation to address the greatest commitment of Sen. Kennedy’s life — the need for a comprehensive reform of the health-care system in America — as a deeply moral issue and one that calls forth the very best that is within us. May we honor the life and death of Sen. Edward Kennedy by laying aside the rancor, lies, fear, and even hate that has come to dominate the health-care debate in America this summer, and regain our moral compass by recovering the moral core of this debate: that too many Americans are hurting and suffering in a broken and highly inequitable health-care system, and that it is our moral obligation to repair and reform it — now.

Read the entire column at

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