Lunchtime Links: April 19, 2010

By Peter Elliott | Everyday Christian Editor

Posted 12:00 pm on April 19, 2010

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Airports are slowly starting to reopen around Europe, but many concerns remain about ash being spewed from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano. Meanwhile, tales of travel nightmares are piling up.

Polish President Lech Kaczynski was buried following an elaborate state funeral Mass in Warsaw. Travel disruption from the Icelandic volcano prevented several world leaders from attending, including President Obama. On Saturday, thousands of Poles were drawn for public prayers at a public memorial service.

Oklahoma City today mourns the 15th anniversary of the Murrah Federal Building bombing.

The ruling by a federal judge in Wisconsin that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional has created dissenting opinions from some Christians.

Carrie Underwood made history at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, becoming the first woman to win entertainer of the year twice.

The Los Angeles Lakers began defense of their NBA title Sunday with a playoff opening win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Tags: Carrie Underwood, Iceland volcano, Lech Kaczynski, Murrah Federal Building, NBA Playoffs, Lunchtime Links

about the author:
Peter Elliott

Peter Elliott is a veteran news and sports journalist. He enjoys interviewing others about how God works in their lives and sharing that with readers. He is also a lifelong, long-suffering Chicago Cubs fan. He resides in Indianapolis with his wife and three sons.

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