Tag: gun violence

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    Interfaith groups organize against gun violence; Dorothy Day; Sikh children learn to tie their turbans. More

    March 14, 2014 | Comments

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    “Peace requires that we nurture each other…you have to live with this community ethic where you recognize…that we are deeply interconnected,” says Rev. Otis Moss III, senior pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. More

    December 20, 2013 | Comments

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    When Sikhs began to restore their gurdwara in Oak Creek, “I saw the spirit of chardi kala, everlasting hope and optimism, in the community,” recalls activist Valarie Kaur. More

    July 26, 2013 | Comments

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    “In more than 100 years of living and working in this country it was the first time the Sikh community entered national attention. It was the first time we stood in the national spotlight. It took a butchering for it to happen but it was a moment when the kind of love and support that was expressed was something that made Sikhs feel like they too were seen as fellow Americans.” More

    July 26, 2013 | Comments

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    “I think at the core of the anger, the root of it was sadness. The verdict really said to young African American males that you don’t matter and so that sadness and that continued rejection by society then led to the anger that then led to some of the behavior we saw in the communities,” says Rev. Romal Tune, founder of Faith for Change. More

    July 19, 2013 | Comments

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    National religion reporter David Gibson says a faith-versus-works debate is underway over the Colorado shooting. Does evil just happen, or can we repair the world? More

    July 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “If the criminals have guns, then we need to have them,” says Pastor Russ Tenhoff of the Safe Harbor Ministry in Baltimore. But other religious leaders say they are working to prevent guns from getting into the hands of the wrong people. More

    April 8, 2011 | Comments

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    Faith communities have an important role to play, says Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence, in raising moral issues about gun laws and policies. More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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    In South Philadelphia, a funeral director who has buried many young gunshot victims tries to teach neighborhood teenagers the toll of death. More

    January 8, 2010 | Comments