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Des Moines, Iowa
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Friday, March 15, 1991
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Fridav, March 15, 1991 B THE PES MOINES REGISTER,' 5M j Activist plans 2-week fast for 'repentance, peace' XVTt T I t Cllinnn - f . -. By WILLIAM SIMBRO Des Moines peace activist Ed Fallon said that at 5:35 p.m. Saturday -two months after the bombing of Baghdad began - he will start a two-week water-only fast for "repentance and peace," which will end at sunrise on Easter. A worship service marking the start of the fast will be held at 7 p m Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Eighth Street and College Avenue. Fallon is a member of Trinity and the organization he heads, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, is housed there. ; Fallon said he would break the fast at an Easter Sunrise Communion Service at 6 a.m. March 31 at Bates Park, Fourth and Clark streets, or in the church in the case of bad weather. "At Lent we are called to repentance and humility as we prepare to receive the resurrected Christ," Fallon said. "This year, as each of us contemplates our complicity in a multitude of corporate sins relating to recent events in the Persian Gulf, an increased focus of fasting and prayer seems necessary." He said each American shares complicity in sins, including silence against the war, pride in a victory that took many thousands of Iraqi lives or putting faith in the military rather than God. "Each American shares complicity in the sin of war," Fallon said. "A path of peace was clearly available." He said churches condemned the war before it started but have become part of a conspiracy of silence. "Nor has the church challenged the public's eagerness to rally around the flag and ignore the cross. With the Ed Fallon Contemplating complicity in war president's and the military's popularity at its peak, the church continues to remain painfully and notably silent." During his fast, Fallon said he "will pray that Christians come to understand the terrible crimes to which all of us have been accomplices. I will pray that those who supported the war be moved to repent and to return to the path of peace. I ask others to pray with me." Witness: Phelps mowed on day of kidnap i SOKial Dan Th Ratfttor MADISON, NEB. - On the day authorities charge that David Phelps kidnapped 9-year-old Jill Cutshall 3V years ago, he was mowing lawns, a defense witness testified Thursday. Ray Schoen, 54, who operates a lawn service in Norfolk, Neb., said that Phelps, 27, a native of Perry, la., had stayed at his home the night of Aug. 12, 1987 and mowed lawns for him the next day. the day Cutshall allegedly vanished in the morning. The girl has never been found. Neither Schoen's statements nor testimony from another witness put Phelps in the clear, however. The two witnesses who claimed Phelps was with them on the kidnapping date appeared to have trouble pinpointing times and dates. Schoen's testimony came in Madison County District Court as the two-week trial was winding down. Phelps, charged with kidnapping, could be given a life sentence. The jury is expected to begin deliberations next week. Prosecutors have attempted to show that Phelps had accompanied a roommate, Kermit Baumgartner, as they drove with the girl to a wildlife preserve near Norfolk on the day she disappeared. There, Phelps said he held the girl while Baumgartner molested her. Phelps said he then drove away, leaving the two behind. Phelps gave that account in a videotaped interview by an Omaha television station. He later recanted the story in an interview with police. Phelps later told a grand jury that indicted him that he spent the night before the abduction with Baumgartner. Cross-examined by Phelps' lawyer, David Domina, Schoen said he didn't believe Phelps was guilty. The other witness, Brian Pinkel-man of Norfolk, testified that he had coffee with Schoen and Phelps on the morning Jill disappeared. He said the three mowed lawns until noon. Under cross-examination by Smith, Pinkelman disclosed that he told a Norfolk investigator he could not remember when Phelps stayedat Schoen's house because he had a head injury and memory loss. a Baumgartner, who now livesn Lodi, Calif., took the stand Wednesday and denied harming Cutshall. "Mr. Baumgartner, did you bring her (Jill) any harm?" asked Domiaa. "No," said Baumgartner. "Did you kill her," the lawyer asked . . "No." h "Do you know what happened 4o her?" Baumgartner answered, "No." u Outstanding band The Drake University Band received an outstanding rating at the 24th annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival Feb. 22-24 in Elmhurst, 111. DAILY MATINEES! 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