WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'From the blood that was spilled, from the ashes, glory is rising,' said Pastor Frank Pomeroy.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) — The March for Our Lives, a protest led by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students geared toward ending gun violence, drew an estimated 800,000 participants on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to organizers.
(RNS) — Yes, this march is so important that I — a rabbi — am going to blatantly disrupt God’s holy Sabbath. But if the ancient rabbinic sages are to be believed, that’s precisely what God wants me to do.
When young people awaken to a cause, many ordinarily passive and apathetic people get roused.
(RNS) — You don’t have to be clairvoyant to predict that those 'In God We Trust' signs will drive more Florida students into the nonbelievers’ camp.
Enough, we say. Until next time.
(RNS) — We are a people of active faith. Jesus did not simply call us to believe but to go into the world.
(RNS) — Many religious leaders are still searching for words for the tragedy. Some called for prayer. Others begged for that prayer to be accompanied by action.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Romney, one of the most famous Mormons, is widely liked and respected in Utah, which is heavily Mormon.
(RNS) — Pistol-packing parishioners may seem like a way to guard against the church shootings that have become so commonplace recently. But there is a long history in Christianity of opposing such strategies.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (RNS) — He has few words for the magnitude of what happened but I knew he had to work his own grief, and the way he did so would determine the way in which he walked through the world — whether he could live in faith and not fear.
PLANO, Texas (RNS) — The Rev. Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church and a former president of the national Southern Baptist Convention, said God put the idea for the free seminar on his heart.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (USA Today) — A man accidentally shot himself and his wife at an east Tennessee church on Thursday (Nov. 16) while he was showing off his gun during a discussion on recent church shootings, police said.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Church member John Holcombe, among the massacre's few survivors, invited the public to attend the funeral of his pregnant wife, three of her children, his parents, a brother and the brother's 18-month-old daughter.
SCOTTS, Mich. (RNS) – The weekend after the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history, one small church in Michigan had security trainers teach congregants how to respond to an armed intruder.