(RNS) — 'Our communities must go to their houses of worship every week knowing that they are a target, and the FBI won't even give us the time to hear our concerns,' said Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates.
(RNS) Baptists considered the resolution almost a year after nine people were gunned down at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., by an alleged killer who posed for photos with the rebel flag.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials acknowledged that there are intense feelings about the best way to handle the controversial windows.
(RNS) Can we, as a nation, do better than killing those who kill in order to show that killing is wrong?
Christian churches rarely employ armed security. Jewish synagogues almost always do. Thinking about guns in holy places.
(RNS) Some say Moore’s call is a marker of a changing ethos within the nation’s largest Protestant denomination as conservative Christians join in mourning the “Emanuel Nine.” Others wonder if the divide over the flag remains.
(RNS) For many African-Americans, the church massacre is not random. It has historic dimensions.