REFLECTION: Charleston church witnesses to a love stronger than death

by Christine Schenk, NCR Like much of the country, I have been transfixed these past weeks by the tragedy unfolding in Charleston, S.C. First, I groaned with despair as blatant, violent racism held me in its icy grip. I, who grew up in the midst of civil rights marches, assassinations -- and hard-won victories, -- … Continue reading REFLECTION: Charleston church witnesses to a love stronger than death

STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement on the massacre in Charleston, S.C.

Today, many people in the United States continue to grapple with the obscenity of evil delivered by the mass murder on June 17th of nine innocent men and women inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. These were welcoming, faith-filled women and men gathered in a Bible study group who had welcomed a … Continue reading STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement on the massacre in Charleston, S.C.