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Newtown Prayer

After Newtown, A Call For Spiritual Activism Around Gun Violence: Fasting for Peace

Charles Howard | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion
Charles Howard

My spirit was unusually burdened. Being burdened is different than being saddened or concerned. A burden calls for action and movement.

Faithful Fill Pews In Newtown Seeking Answers On How God Let Shooting Happen

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Sunday at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions. "The littl...

Pope Praying For Families Of Newtown; 'Deeply Saddened' By Senseless Violence'

AP | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI told pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter's Square on Sunday that he is praying for the families of the 20 children an...

Where Were You, God? A Prayer For Newtown

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 02.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Where were you, God? How could you let this happen? Why is your world like this? We are sad and angry and confused.

A Believer's Response To The Connecticut Shooting: We All Suffer Together

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

This tragedy forces me to ask the same question that Guru Nanak asked in response to atrocities committed against innocent civilians - "eti mar pai karlane tai ki dard na aaiaa (O God! Didn't you feel pain upon witnessing such a slaughter?)."

A Christmas Prayer

Max Lucado | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Max Lucado

These killings, Lord. These children, Lord. Innocence violated. Raw evil demonstrated.