The faithful came to St. Raymond of Penafort Church in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy section June 21 to pray for the nine victims of the shooting an a Chalreston, S.C., church last week and for an end to violence. Father Christopher Walsh, pastor of St. Raymond’s, led the prayer vigil that was followed by Bible study sessions June 24 at four Catholic parishes on the one-week anniversary of the shootings. Read full our coverage of the prayerful gatherings in Philadelphia. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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