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Bishop Barron on The Charleston Tragedy and Forgiveness

Bishop Robert Barron

February 9, 2017


On June 17, 2015 a man entered a church in Charleston, South Carolina and killed 9 people, all African Americans, including their senior pastor and injured one other person. During his trial the murderer showed no remorse. In utter contrast to his wickedness, the victims’ families demonstrated a love so radical in forgiveness that they became an icon of the living God.