Orlando

Orlando

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June 16, 2016

[Diocese of Florida] As we reflect upon the tragedy of dozens murdered and still more wounded on Sunday in Orlando, we recall how it was that “Jesus wept” at the death of his friend Lazarus.

Today we weep at these horrific deaths which grieve our hearts even as they grieve the heart of...

June 16, 2016

Una paloma de la paz flota por encima de una multitud de 500 personas que se congregaron en una vigilia con velas, en un parque público de Morristown, Nueva Jersey, el 15 de junio para recordar a las víctimas de la masacre que tuvo lugar en el centro nocturno de Orlando...

June 13, 2016

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

I am writing to you from the Church Divinity School in Berkeley, California, where I have just started teaching a two-week intensive course in Anglican moral theology. But I write with a heavy heart, as I know we are all grieving the Orlando attack....

June 13, 2016

Dear Friends,

As we remember the killings at Mother Emanuel one year ago, we now encounter another indication of the pervasive power of hatred, in Orlando. Because of our experience, we have a window through which to see the Florida tragedy. The view may be different, the landscape may...

June 12, 2016

Dear Friends in Christ,

Once again hate has erupted into unspeakable violence.  The mass shooting in an Orlando, Florida club apparently targeted gay and lesbian people, but also American values of freedom for all citizens and our Christian duty to respect the dignity of every human...

June 12, 2016

I ask your prayers for all who have been affected by the violence this weekend in Orlando, and especially for those who have died and for those who are still in hospital.

This largescale tragedy takes place at the intersection of serious societal concerns. There are many factors to be...