Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a network of nearly 100 Episcopal Church bishops, urges our cities, states and nation to adopt policies and pass legislation that will reduce the number of people in the United States killed and wounded by gunfire.
A man was shot to death in Baltimore a few blocks from the convention center where the Episcopal Church held its 80th General Convention in July 2022. In response, Bishops United Against Gun Violence held a vigil near the site of the shooting.
On Tuesday, June 28, Bishops United Against Gun Violence held a meeting about what Episcopalians can do in our states to limit the damage of the recent Supreme Court ruling on conceal carry laws; realize the promise of the proposed new federal gun safety law; and respond when gun violence happens in our communities and... Read more »
We lament the U. S. Supreme Court ‘s death-dealing ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. The news provides us with constant reminders of how easy it is to buy a lethal weapon, carry it into a place of worship and open fire.
“The Way of the Cross: Ending Gun Violence in Massachusetts” premiered on Palm Sunday, April 10 on the YouTube channels of the Diocese of Massachusetts and the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, and then be available for devotional use by individuals and groups, at home or church.