(RNS) — Researchers say empathy is not only a biological instinct, but also a skill human beings can learn and improve upon.
Tag - Las Vegas shooting
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — For almost two weeks now, Brian Scroggins has spent upward of 12 hours a day walking the Las Vegas Convention Center — hugging the anxious, praying with the distressed and crying with those in mourning.
Let me be ecumenical, interracial, and multi-classy by noting that “everybody” who prosecutes the culture wars wields symbols of awareness of their losses.
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — At worship this weekend, people of different faiths sought solace and answers to a question that may be unanswerable: why the mass shooting happened.
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — The piles of flowers, teddy bears and candles recall sacred spaces created after terror attacks in New York, Madrid, London and elsewhere, and date back to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
Preachers can talk about the real world. Or, they can be irrelevant. You choose what kind of religion you want.
(RNS) — While 'it might be reasonable in this instance to question the prayers of those collecting money from gun lobbyists, it seems mean-spirited to issue a blanket condemnation of anyone who turns to prayer in response to suffering,' writes...
How exactly can someone do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly while carrying a deadly assault rifle? asks David Gringor in a commentary.
(RNS) — Vance Pitman, the founder and senior pastor of Hope Church in Las Vegas, has opened its doors as a safe space for prayer and counseling, and, if needed, shelter.
(RNS) — Yes, it happened again. No more 'thoughts and prayers.' This time, please: action.
(RNS) President Donald Trump's remarks to the nation following the Las Vegas shooting, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.