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Faith Groups Pray for Healing After Shooting

January 11, 2011, 9:27 am | Posted by Nick Sementelli

Faith groups are standing together to pray for healing and comfort in the aftermath of this weekend’s tragic shooting in Arizona, and many are reminding us of the potential consequences of heated and rancorous dialogue. See a round-up of some religious organizations’ statements below:

Religious Action Center of Reformed Judaism: Deadly Attack Against Rep. Giffords and Others Leaves Reform Movement Pained

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: Archbishop Dolan Calls for Prayers, Greater Respect for Human Life in Wake of Arizona Shooting

Islamic Society of North America: ISNA Prays for Victims of Arizona Shooting

United Church of Christ: UCC Collegium offers prayer for Tucson shooting victims

Sojourners: An Attack on the Soul of the Nation

Presbyterian Church (USA): PC(USA) member among those killed in Arizona shootings

United Methodist Church: Arizona bishop asks for prayers after shootings

Jewish Council for Public Affairs: Arizona Attack is Attack on American Democracy

National Council of Jewish Women: NCJW Expresses Sadness and Shock at Arizona Shootings

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations: UUA President Peter Morales Issues Statement on Shootings in Tucson

Council on American-Islamic Relations: CAIR Offers Condolences on Arizona Shooting Spree

National Council of Churches: As victims of Tucson shooting rampage recover, religious leaders continue to react to the tragedy


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