BALTIMORE (RNS) — Bishop Frank Dewane called on his fellow clerics to combat the scourge of gun violence by utilizing the power of the Catholic tradition.
(RNS) — This week's ELCA Churchwide Assembly offers a window into the issues important to many progressive Christians across the United States.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Faith leaders presented the Senate majority leader's staff with a letter, signed by the group, calling for action on gun violence.
(RNS) — We shouldn't dismiss 'thoughts and prayers' as a response to disasters, as prayer is an important pathway to God. But if no further action is taken, it becomes an empty cliché.
(RNS) — This weekend's deadly shootings came on the heels of President Trump’s denigration of the city of Baltimore. The two stories have more in common than you might think.
(RNS) — 'We ask God in heaven to ease the anguish of those who suffer and we vow to act with urgent resolve,' President Trump said in remarks at the White House.
(RNS) — Others may soon respond to mass shootings by ignoring it. No matter how horrible something is, if it is repeated time and time again, we get accustomed to it.
(RNS) — Jennifer Pinckney, whose husband, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, was killed in the attack on Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, reflects on her life four years later. She says that listening to his sermons 'ministered to me through some tough moments in my life.'
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — John T. Earnest, 19, surrendered to police after bursting into Chabad of Poway, north of San Diego, on Saturday (April 27) and opening fire with about 100 people inside, killing Lori Kaye, 60.
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The shooting came exactly six months since a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue killed 11 people in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A $6.3 million fund established in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history.
PITTSBURGH (RNS) — "I never thought I’d say this, but ‘thoughts and prayers’ feel great," said David Chudnow of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (RNS) — Sylvan and Bernice Simon were killed in what has been described as the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in U.S. history.
(RNS) — 'I’m tired of being afraid to go to synagogue,' one worshipper posted on Twitter this week.
(RNS) — The virulent anti-Semitism that led to the murder of 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue this past weekend shares eerie parallels with 1950s Atlanta.