ORLANDO, Fla. (RNS) Nearly a year after Pulse, I am still learning the cost of ignorance, the benefits of a second chance and the depths of grace.
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MIAMI (Reuters) A Florida man pleaded no contest and was sentenced on Monday (Feb. 6) to 30 years in prison for setting fire last year to the mosque where Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen once worshipped, court officials said.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. — Whoever set fire to a portion of the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce has “terrorized our community,” a spokesman said, but the mosque will be reused as soon as possible. The blaze at the facility — where Orlando...
(RNS) Knowing that our gathering places might become targets for violence, we crank up the sound, clap our hands, look each other in the eye and put our bodies and souls on fabulous display.
Donald Trump, who has proposed a moratorium on Muslim immigration into the United States and possible surveillance of mosques, is now talking about "profiling" Muslims as a response to terrorism.
ORLANDO, Florida -- In the days following the slayings of 49 people at a gay nightclub, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community pulled together in prayer vigils and benefit drag shows and basked in a broad showing of...
ORLANDO, Fla./FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- FBI agents on Friday questioned a member of the Florida mosque attended by Omar Mateen, the man who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub, as new information surfaced revealing the killer had exhibited chronic...
Obama renewed his call for gun control legislation after a series of emotional private meetings in Orlando with the families of victims.
People around the world gathered for vigils, prayer and reflection in the days after the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, 2016.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is calling for surveillance of mosques as part of U.S. law enforcement efforts to prevent terrorism, and standing by his remarks on banning Muslim immigrants, which others in his party have...
The meeting was the fourth between Obama and the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader since Obama took office.
(RNS) The senior pastor of the 20,000-member, nondenominational Northland Church shared his thoughts on the intersection of LGBT discrimination and religion in light of the shooting.
(RNS) I want you. God says I can't want you. So I must kill you. Was this what happened in Orlando?
(RNS) What leads the son of immigrants from a far-flung conservative nation to reportedly abuse his ex-wife and be repulsed by homosexuality?
(RNS) Archbishop Blase Cupich also called for greater efforts on gun control, one of the few Catholic churchmen to raise that issue and to specifically cite a reason the victims were massacred.