Posts Tagged: terror

A prayer for Paris, Beirut, and Baghdad

God of mercy, whose presence sustains us in every circumstance,in the midst of unfolding violence and the aftermath of terror and loss, we seek the grounding power of your love and compassion.In these days of fearful danger and division, we need to believe somehow that your kindom of peace in which all nations and tribes and… Read more »

Prayer for Norway

We Live in a Broken and Fearful World “You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.” – (Mark 12:31) Presbyterians have been called to pray for the people of Norway in the aftermath of the bombing in Oslo and the shootings on Utoya Island.   A prayer, “We Live… Read more »

Religions for Peace on the bombing in Oslo

A statement from the Moderator and Secretary General 22 July 2011 Religions for Peace condemns the morally reprehensible bombing in Oslo, Norway. This callous, cowardly and depraved act was designed to kill, injure and terrorize indiscriminately. Religions for Peace rejects any misuse of religion to justify indiscriminate violence. We also mourn the innocent people killed… Read more »