(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.'
(RNS) Trying to start a race war, a gunman killed nine black people at Mother Emanuel church. For some in Charleston, it was a test of faith.
(RNS) The country has come to “know” the girls' father in mythical terms, as a martyr, hero and fallen soldier in the struggle for justice. But they knew him as “Daddy.”
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The president had two basic messages: The nation once divided over slavery has made undeniable progress in race relations over the years, but there is still a long way to go.
Pastors who uphold this longstanding study night in their churches will be looking squarely at last week's tragedy through the lens of the Good Book.
Slain Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41, of South Carolina was "a moral compass," said one colleague.