(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.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Like any of the mass shootings that have become near-daily trauma to the American psyche, the massacre here happened in precisely the kind of place such things aren’t meant to happen.
(USA Today) — After a succession of bewildering violence, questions arise: Why does evil exist? Why didn't God intervene?
(AP) — The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern U.S. history, but is it terrorism?
How exactly can someone do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly while carrying a deadly assault rifle? asks David Gringor in a commentary.
(RNS) — In the tragedy's wake, when so many grasp for words, religious leaders speak.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) The final phase of jury selection begins in the U.S. death penalty trial for a white man charged with federal hate crimes after the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a historic South Carolina church last year.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) Dylann Roof faces 33 counts of hate crimes, obstruction of religion and firearms charges in the shooting deaths of nine parishioners during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
ORLANDO, Fla./FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- FBI agents on Friday questioned a member of the Florida mosque attended by Omar Mateen, the man who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub, as new information surfaced revealing the killer had exhibited chronic behavioral problems during his youth.
On the first Islamist terror attack that was also a hate crime against LGBT people.
(RNS) After the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, people take to social media to #PrayforOrlando.
MILWAUKEE — "We are Muslims, defending Muslim religion, we are on our own ...," said Samy Mohamed Hamzeh, 23, according to the complaint.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - The contrasting lives of the Farook brothers, described by friends, neighbors and former classmates who knew them both, is a disturbing tale, in part because there are so few clues to why they turned out so differently.
(RNS) Leaders will debate what should be done in the face of an epidemic of violence, but something must be done. A life of faith is a life of prayer and action, but never one without the other.
The front page of the New York Daily News takes a strong stance against how some politicians are reacting to the San Bernardino shooting with calls for prayer instead of tighter gun control laws.
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