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Bishop Holston’s statement on mass shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, resident bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, issued this statement in response to the mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 27, 2018: We are horrified anew by the shooting deaths Saturday of 11 people gathered peacefully in a house of …

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Bishop Holston’s response to a tragedy in our nation

The video images of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, will remain with us long after we have viewed them. Our newspapers and computer screens are filled with the images of violence. They are deeply disturbing and painful to watch. As a people of faith committed to social justice and opposed to racism and violence, we …

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