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Anti-abortion groups condemn Planned Parenthood shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (RNS) by Steve Rabey For the past five years, Catholic priest Bill Carmody led a weekly Mass in the parking lot of the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility where a gunman killed three people last Friday (Nov. 27). In fact, Carmody had been in the parking lot with a handful of protesters […]

Newtown UMC becomes help center after school shootings nearby

By United Methodist News Service, … Members of Newtown United Methodist Church in Sandy Hook, Conn., are “still holding our breath” to learn the full impact of the Dec. 14 shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, said the Rev. Mel Kawakami, the church’s senior pastor. “We’re trying to keep our lines open,” he said. […]