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[mukto-mona] Las Vegas Shooter's Room in Mandalay Bay Hotel Blessed by Catholic Priest.-.Newsweek...........


Las Vegas Shooter's Room in Mandalay Bay Hotel Blessed by Catholic Priest

Las Vegas Shooter's Room in Mandalay Bay Hotel Blessed by Catholic Priest

Chicago Reverend Clete Kiley felt something push him back as he stepped into the eerie hallway leading to the room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino where Stephen Paddock fired off rounds of bullets—killing dozens of people and injuring hundreds who were enjoying a concert.

The Catholic priest had entered the hallway on the 32nd floor last week to reclaim the space from "where evil had been done," he told Newsweek.

It was an evil that shook him—the effects of the shooting rippled through the Las Vegas Strip and around the world after Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 500 on October 1.

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Kiley visited Las Vegas with UNITE HERE!, a union of hospitality workers, where he also works, on October 18 when he was called to visit the Mandalay Bay hotel to comfort the traumatized staff.

Kiley was praying with a few hundred staff members and consoling them as they cried when the hotel manager approached him. She asked the priest if he would perform a blessing because the FBI had just released Paddock's room back to the hotel.

"I really felt like I was being called upon to be a priest and be a spiritual leader," he said.

When the priest reached the hallway of the 32nd floor, he noticed a temporary door blocking the hallway. As he opened the door, he said he instantly felt something indescribable.

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"I felt like I was being pushed back, like don't come in here," he said. "On the inside, I'm going, 'Oh no, you have to go.'"

Kiley saw bullet holes sprayed across the hall and plaster covering the floor. As he walked toward Paddock's room, feeling on edge, he began to say the Catholic prayer, "'St. Michael, the Archangel,' to defend us in battle."

"When I stepped in the room, I really felt a real profound silence," he said. "I immediately noticed the broken windows covered from outside. It was very powerful to see the physical damage."

Kiley could sense the evil in the room and what had happened there, he said.

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Like the rest of the world, the priest could not comprehend what had taken place. 

"This is what we call the mystery of evil," he said. "You cannot use reason to put the pieces of this together."

To bring light and peace into the room, the priest invoked the Holy Spirit with water and a palm branch he had collected from the lobby.

Kiley instantly felt comfort wash over him. As he headed back downstairs, the hotel staff also felt relieved by Kiley's blessing.

"You could see people go, 'Thank god, that's good,'" he said. "I really saw the whole thing as part of a healing process. A small part of a healing process."

Kiley said the hotel may ask more faith leaders to come forward and bless the space. 

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" IS claimed responsibility for the killings of LV." ....

On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 10:26 PM, Sitangshu Guha <> wrote:
You people do something for the victims of Las Vegas (LV). Unfortunately you are only for the Muslims, like your Khutbas? IS claimed responsibility for the killings of LV. Althogh authoriries are denying it now, but you all know that, who else can do such 'Peace' activities? You should also raise your voice for the victims of France and Canada, where your peace loving brothers acted shouting '''''''''', what a SHAME! 

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On ‎Monday‎, ‎October‎ ‎02‎, ‎2017‎ ‎03‎:‎30‎:‎04‎ ‎PM, Rezaul Karim <> wrote:

Hi All,
Please let your people in NewTork, know about this and ask them to join the rally.
Thank You.
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Date: Oct 1, 2017 10:26 PM
Subject: New York EMERGENCY ACTION TUES 10/3, 12-2PM
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From: Bangla Brigade NYC <>
Date: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 at 10:16 PM

We are urgently calling allies to join a demonstration to protest Myanmar's National Security Adviser Thaung Tun, ethnic cleansing denier, who has been invited to attend a talk at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). 

Organized by: Adam Carroll, NYC Burma Task Force member. Bangla Brigade NYC is co-sponsoring. On the ground contact: Shahana Hanif
Date: Tuesday, October 3rd, 12-2 PM
Location: 58 East 68 Street, New York, NY 10065 (Park Ave near Hunter College)

Please bring your chant voice & posters. We look forward to seeing you there. 

More on U Thaung Tun:
Below are a few recent quotes from Thaung Tun. He has been evidently brought by some members of CFR known to be cozy with the former military government leaders to drive the securitization narrative, ie blame the genocide and ethnic cleansing on the Rohingya, ie the Muslim threat narrative.

But Myanmar's national security adviser U Thaung Tun denied the accusations. "I can assure you that the leaders of Myanmar, who have been struggling so long for freedom and human rights, will never espouse policy of genocide or ethnic cleansing and that the government will do everything to prevent it," he said. 

He repeated a government line that 50% of Muslim villages in north Rakhine state, the heart of the violence, remain intact.

U Thaung Tun said Myanmar was "concerned by reports that thousands of people have crossed into Bangladesh" but said the country needed to "fathom the real reasons for the exodus", which he blamed on "terrorists".

But Masud Bin Momen, Bangladesh's representative to the UN, said it was evident why people were escaping. "Any individual among the new arrivals would make it known why this exodus is continuing. They all narrate use of rape as a weapon to scare families to leave," he said.

2) /rohingya-crisis-nikki-haley- urges-countries-to-curb-milita ry-supplies-to-myanmar-amid- concerns-over-violence-4093363 .html

Myanmar national security adviser Thaung Tun said at the United Nationson Thursday there was no ethnic cleansing or genocide happening in Myanmar. He told the Security Council that Myanmar had invited UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to visit. A UN official said Guterres would consider visiting Myanmar under the right conditions.

Sitanggshu Guha



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