Religious strife

FILE - In this June 9, 2017, file photo, black smoke from continuing military air strikes rises above a mosque in Marawi city, southern Philippines. The human rights group Amnesty International said in a report on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, it has documented a variety of serious violations of humanitarian law, some amounting to war crimes, during the five-month conflict between Philippine government troops and Islamic State-allied militants who laid siege to the southern city of Marawi. .(AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
November 17, 2017 - 1:24 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International said Friday it has documented violations of humanitarian law, some amounting to war crimes, during the five-month conflict between Philippine government troops and Islamic State-allied militants who laid siege to the southern city of Marawi. The...
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A memorial for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church, including 26 white chairs each painted with a cross and and rose, is displayed in the church Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community last week, killing more than two dozen. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 12, 2017 - 10:56 pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of mourners crowded into the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the first Sunday service since a gunman stormed the First Baptist Church a week earlier, killing more than two dozen people in the worst mass shooting in Texas history. After an emotional...
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A memorial for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church includes 26 white chairs, each painted with a cross and and rose, is displayed in the church Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community last week, killing more than two dozen. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 12, 2017 - 6:50 pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Texas town recovering from last weekend's mass shooting at a church (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A line of about 85 people snaked from the entrance of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and curved around the block as the house of...
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Donna King stands for the national anthem during a Veterans Day event, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The event was held in the community, just a block away from the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church where a man opened killing more than two dozen. Veteran Robert Corrigan, who was killed in the church, was honored during the service. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 12, 2017 - 2:29 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of people are expected to worship with surviving members of the small Texas church where a shooting rampage left more than two dozen people dead. Members of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will gather Sunday for a church service for the first...
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Two hearses arrive with the caskets of Richard and Therese Rodriguez at the Sutherland Springs Cemetery, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The two were killed when a man opened fire inside the Sutherland Springs First Baptist church on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 11, 2017 - 8:54 pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Two white hearses carrying the bodies of a couple killed in last weekend's Texas church shooting were followed by a long procession of vehicles Saturday evening that avoided passing the church, where more than two dozen people were fatally shot. Mourners instead...
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November 11, 2017 - 10:28 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The people of Sutherland Springs haven't held a news conference or appeared on network morning television shows since last weekend's mass shooting at a local church that killed more than two dozen people and wounded many others. Although they've been polite to the...
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Barbara Solano, center, places flowers at a makeshift memorial for the victims of the First Baptist Church shooting Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than two dozen and injuring others. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 10, 2017 - 1:05 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Volunteers donated blood at a community hall and others stocked the refrigerator and laid out loaves of bread at a food pantry as the stunned community of Sutherland Springs struggled to recover from the shooting at a Baptist church that left more than two dozen...
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Crosses showing shooting victims names stand near the First Baptist Church on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than two dozen and injuring others. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 09, 2017 - 8:56 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Texas church shooting victims and their families could have a hard time successfully suing the government over the Air Force's failure to submit the gunman's criminal history to the FBI — a step that would have blocked him from legally buying weapons. Relatives of the more than two...
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Crosses showing shooting victims names stand near the First Baptist Church on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than two dozen and injuring others. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 09, 2017 - 4:31 pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Texas church where more than two dozen people were killed by a gunman during Sunday services will be demolished, the pastor said. Pastor Frank Pomeroy told leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention earlier this week that it would be too painful to continue...
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This undated student ID photo released by the Seguin Independent School District shows Annabelle Pomeroy. The 14-year-old's parents, pastor Frank Pomeroy of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and Sherri Pomeroy, were out of town when a man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, killing more than two dozens, including Annabelle. (Seguin Independent School District via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 1:24 am
LA VERNIA, Texas (AP) — When gunfire tore through the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, the bullets claimed eight children and teenagers among the more than two dozen who were killed. It was the largest number of children to die in a mass shooting since 20 perished at Sandy Hook...
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