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Newtown Vigil

Here's How You Can Honor The Newtown Victims

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

This Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and community organize...

Some From Newtown Join Vigil At National Cathedral

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre last year, are joining a v...

Newtown 'Debacle' Reopens Old Wounds For Missouri Synod

Religion News Service | Tim Townsend | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion

ST. LOUIS (RNS) A decision by the leader of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to censure a pastor for participating in a prayer service for victims o...

Missouri Synod President Apologizes For Newtown Interfaith 'Debacle'

Religion News Service | Caleb Bell | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod apologized for his role in the "debacle" that led him to publicly reprimand a pastor in Newt...

Lutheran Pastor Apologizes For Praying At Newtown Vigil

Religion News Service | Caleb Bell | Posted 02.07.2013 | Religion

(RNS) A Lutheran pastor in Newtown, Conn., has apologized after being reprimanded for participating in an interfaith vigil following the shooting mass...

Sam Stein

Obama Speaks At Sandy Hook Vigil

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking before an auditorium of grieving parents, community members and others there to mourn the killing of 20 first graders and six a...

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...

Pastor: Parents Asked Police About Their Children's Final Moments

Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion

A Newtown, Conn. priest who accompanied police when they notified parents that they had lost their children in Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Element...

Michael McLaughlin

'These Parents Lost Their Hearts Today'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.15.2012 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- On a bitingly cold Friday night 11 days before Christmas, hundreds of people spilled out of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, hours ...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Pack Connecticut Church To Mourn Victims

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Twenty-six candles – one for each of the victims – flickered on the altar Friday as hundreds of grief-stricken resi...

Jaweed Kaleem

Vigils Planned In Response To Sandy Hook Shootings

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.17.2013 | Religion

After the tragic shooting Friday morning at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that left more than 20 people dead and injured, religious ...