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Black, White Police Officers Join Hands In Prayer In Dallas

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.11.2016 | Religion

After a tragic and deadly week, many Americans found themselves at church searching for answers. Anger over police brutality redoubled last week after...

Vigil for Orlando Victims at the Stonewall Inn

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


WATCH: 360-View Of New York's Vigil To Honor Those Lost In Orlando

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Thousands of people gathered in front of New York's historic Stonewall Inn on Monday evening to honor the 49 people killed and 53 injured at a gay nig...

At Post-Orlando Shooting Vigils, Atheists Must be Affirmed

James Croft | Posted 06.14.2016 | Religion
James Croft

The days following the massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando will be filled with vigils. All across the globe, LGBTQI people and our allies are gathe...

San Bernardino And Neighboring Communities Grieve At Vigils

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics

The massacre at a social services center on Wednesday rocked San Bernardino, a city of over 215,000, 60 miles east of Los Angeles. Two attackers kille...

After Planned Parenthood Shooting, Another American Community Mourns

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.28.2015 | Crime

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- As the dust settled in Colorado Springs and survivors of the horror at Planned Parenthood began their recovery process, a c...

Lebanon's Complacency On ISIS Victims: A Harsh Reminder That The Time For Change Is Now

Kareem Chehayeb | Posted 11.18.2015 | World
Kareem Chehayeb

The Lebanese government's reputation couldn't be worse, especially the ministry of interior and Al Machnouk. Ever since the trash protests escalated in Beirut last August, all eyes have been on the Internal Security Forces (ISF) and Nohad Al Machnouk

Mourners Make Heartfelt Chalk Tributes For Paris Attacks Victims

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

In the aftermath of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, hundreds of mourners poured into the Place de la Republique on Saturday and Sunday night to c...

Images And Reflections From The Paris Vigil Outside The White House

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds gathered outside the White House on Saturday night to pay homage to the victims of the Paris attacks that killed at least 129 a...

24 Hours at the Cross: A Holy Week Confrontation with Execution in Texas

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

During Holy Week, I knew I needed to carry my cross down and share the love of God. I cannot let hate and violence continue without question. For the follower of Jesus, the biggest questions are always in the form of a cross.

LOOK: Powerful Photos Show The Evolution Of Michael Brown's Vigil

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.30.2014 | Black Voices

The death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9th in Ferguson, Missouri immediately prompted a reaction from the community which evolved into a series of protest...

Sunday Peace Train in Central Park

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 11.15.2014 | New York
Nancy Cohen-koan

The Vigil offers up an opportunity for people to think about peace as a true possibility. When groups come together be they over me a la John Lennon, or peace, the energy is that much more powerful.

The Lovely Way One College Campus Dealt With This Summer's Tragedies

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion

In the face of immeasurable loss and seemingly irreparable divisions, one college campus decided to stop talking and just listen. Students and chap...

He Gives His Light to All Creation

Rev. Kenneth Tanner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Kenneth Tanner

The Light of the world has rekindled, never to go out again..."he who gives his light to all creation" is risen. Face after face is lit, as from one person to the next we are delivered from indistinct silhouette to bright, living color.

Taking a Stand for Our Arctic Ocean

Cindy Shogan | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

In June, President Obama said, "we can't just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face." I am hopeful that the president will heed his own advice, and keep our Arctic Ocean safe from dirty and dangerous oil drilling.

LOOK: Vigil Held For Brutally Slain Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Friends and family of Diamond Williams, a transgender woman in the Strawberry Mansion area of Philadelphia, gathered last night at Love Park for a Vig...

When a Loved One Is Critically Ill: How to Survive the Waiting Room

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

I believe the "vigil" saps families not only of their energy, but also their ability to make intelligent decisions. I've put together some tips drawn directly from how my son and I chose to cope with our three-week ICU waiting room experience. They may work for you.

Big Boy The Elk's Vigil Attended By Hundreds | Posted 01.08.2013 | Weird News

On Sunday a vigil was held in Boulder, Colorado for Big Boy the elk. Big Boy was killed by a police officer when he wandered into the town. Apparently...

David Lohr

Vigil Held For Missing South Carolina Cheerleader | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

For more than one hundred people in Columbia, S.C., Sunday evening was a moment to close ranks and pray, as the community came together for a vigil fo...

David Lohr

Stacey English's Friends, Family Plan Weekend Prayer Walk | David Lohr | Posted 01.27.2012 | Crime

Friends and family will gather for a prayer walk this weekend to honor the life of Georgia woman Stacey Nicole English, who disappeared after celebrat...

World Youth Day: The Joy of Being In the Presence of God

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.21.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

After seeing the Pope and encountering over a million fellow young people who share their faith, many young people explicitly attest to feeling as if they have been in the presence of God.

Standing In Solidarity Against Islamophobia

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mary Ann West

The current tide of anti-Muslim sentiment has increased the call of religious leaders and lay people to come out and show their support amid heightened instances of vocal and physical hate mongering.

The Israel/Gaza Face-Off in Los Angeles

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Monday night, in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of Israel's Operation Cast Lead that killed 1,400 Gazans, and in solidarity with the 1,400 in...

Where is the Outrage Over Our Current Health Care System?

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

Why are Republicans and Blue Dogs playing political tricks just to defend insurance companies and peddling a perverted version of an America where the government aiding its citizens is treated like an act of treason?

Daily Pulse: Goldfish and the Public Option

Lindsay Beyerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lindsay Beyerstein

Perhaps the biggest drawback of Obama's hands off approach is that administration can't make a positive case for reform. So, the president has decided to step in and dictate terms to Congress.