Mourners view the body of Reverend Jerry Falwell as he lies in repose at Liberty University in Lynchburg

 
Mourners view the body of Reverend Jerry Falwell as he lies in repose at Liberty University in Lynchburg
Women mourn as they view the body of Reverend Jerry Falwell as he lies in repose at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, May 17, 2007. U.S. evangelist Jerry Falwell, who helped turn the religious right into a powerful political force and fired controversy with his battles against abortion and homosexuality, died on Tuesday at age 73. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES)