Bishops of dioceses which themselves fell victim to mass shootings in recent years offered condolences and consolation to survivors and victim family members in the Orlando mass shooting.
NCR Today: The people who were killed at Pulse in Orlando was the second time in a month I was confronted with the ugly reality of murder based on sexual orientation.
NCR Today: The killings in Orlando over the weekend were horrific, beyond words. But the motive of the killer remains an unknown.
NCR Today: Since Sunday morning, our town has been dripping in blood, tears and the fragmented frustration of a news story unfolding itself ever so slowly.
Philippine Catholic bishops called for vigilance against bullying, ostracism and harassment of gay people in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.
Distinctly Catholic: I have questions for the bishops as the USCCB meets this week in California, on the topics of religious liberty, LGBT issues, immigration and the bishops' conference itself.
Archbishop Blase Cupich has decried the apparent targeting of gays and lesbians in the Orlando nightclub massacre and called for greater efforts on gun control.
Distinctly Catholic: There is an additional, and deeper, reason why we prefer to think that people like the mass murderer in Orlando was crazy and not merely evil.
Orlando, Fla. A gunman armed with an assault rifle killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub June 12 in Orlando, Fla.
A year ago, the Mennonite Church USA was one of many Christian groups struggling with dissension over gays and lesbians in the church. It's not just struggling, but falling apart.