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The Episcopal Cafe reports on a gathering of religious leaders speaking out on gun violence at the National Cathedral.

It is only natural to wonder in our worst moments whether God has abandoned us. Yet the more compelling spiritual question isn’t where God was last Friday morning, but rather, where we were. For God has no body on earth but ours.

Surely those who moved toward danger for the children’s sake were running with the feet of God, and those who grieve now are crying God’s tears as well as their own. But what about the rest of us? Where were we? And where are we now?