Bishops respond to fatal shootings

Bishops respond to fatal shootings

7/8/2016

United Methodist bishops in Louisiana and Indiana responded to recent violence, including fatal shootings of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota. The two black men were killed by police officers and their deaths were captured on video. Louisiana Area Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey and other United Methodist clergy held a July 7 prayer service for both Sterling’s family and the police. Indiana Area Bishop Mike Coyner addressed mass shootings and police shootings in an “E-pistle” that calls for United Methodists to be peacemakers.

Watch Bishop Harvey’s video
Read Bishop Coyner’s E-pistle