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Newtown Sermon

'I Am Joseph, Your Brother'

Rabbi Doug Sagal | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Doug Sagal

Our tradition teaches that we "do not offer comfort when their dead lie before them." But the time is also here for a serious national conversation. We need to ask ourselves [if] we can say, as did Joseph, "I am your brother."

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...

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.