Prayer

Donna King stands for the national anthem during a Veterans Day event, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The event was held in the community, just a block away from the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church where a man opened killing more than two dozen. Veteran Robert Corrigan, who was killed in the church, was honored during the service. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 11, 2017 - 9:14 pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The people of Sutherland Springs have not held news conferences, they haven't made appearances on network morning television shows, and while they've been polite to the media, they're not exactly forthcoming. Instead, this rural community is turning to the one thing...
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A municipality worker removes blood stains from a wall of a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 21, 2017 - 4:09 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the capital as Afghan officials on Saturday raised the number of casualties from the attack to at least 39 dead and at least 41 wounded. In a statement on its website late Friday, IS...
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October 20, 2017 - 4:07 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. The Afghan president issued a...
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October 20, 2017 - 4:01 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:25 a.m. The United States is strongly condemning attacks by twin suicide bombers on two mosques in Afghanistan that killed at least 63 people. A statement by State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said...
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October 07, 2017 - 8:04 am
GDANSK, Poland (AP) — Polish Catholics are holding rosaries and praying together at hundreds of locations along Poland's 3,500-kilometer (2,000-mile) border, appealing to the Virgin Mary and God for peace in Poland and in the world. The unusual event called "Rosary on the Borders" was organized by...
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Investigators load a body from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
October 03, 2017 - 1:18 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Investigators have updated the number of firearms they found in the hotel room and home of the Las Vegas shooter. Assistant Clark County Sheriff Todd Fasulo says officers have found 23 firearms in the Mandalay Bay...
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A man prays as he attends services for parishioners from flood-damaged St Ignatius Loyola Catholic Community Church in the auditorium of Klein High School Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Klein, Texas. As clean up and repairs continue at the church just outside of Houston, parishioners turned this high school auditorium into their sanctuary on a Sunday that was declared National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 03, 2017 - 4:52 pm
Debris and muck were all that remained where homes once stood, tens of thousands spent the night in shelters, and others would weather another long day without safe drinking water or electricity. Yet, in churches across storm-ravaged South Texas, parishioners saw hope amid the devastation, and...
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Clouds pass over St. Peter's Basilica prior to the start of Pope Francis' Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
September 03, 2017 - 6:22 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has prayed for those afflicted by floods in Texas, Louisiana and southern Asia. Addressing faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis on Sunday prayed for comfort for the U.S. communities hit by a hurricane and "exceptional rains." Francis said he was joining in the...
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September 01, 2017 - 2:48 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam's holiest days, it's become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim...
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Afghan boys are seen inside a Shiite mosque where gunmen attacked during Friday prayers, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Militants stormed the packed Shiite mosque during Friday prayers in an attack killing worshippers, an official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 26, 2017 - 4:54 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of people killed in an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers rose to at least 28 — up from 20 — including women and children, the chief of Kabul's hospitals said Saturday. Meanwhile, hundreds took part in the burial of two dozen...
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