"People are saying that if there's a day to go to church, this is it," Allie McNider, a pastor at Mississippi Avenue Baptist Church, told USA Today. "They're looking for a sense of something bigger than themselves."
At Colorado Community Church, where a member was among the 12 killed, they also prayed for suspected gunman James Holmes.
The Holmes' family pastor in San Diego remembers James as shy and academically driven.
President Obama visted the victims' families in Aurora, and cited the Book of Revelation, "He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more. Neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”
There's been some talk of his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, citing the Book of Mormon in his speech on Friday after the shooting.
In the shooting's aftermath, some religious leaders have called for stricter gun control laws.
The Rev. James Martin says gun control is "as much a pro-life issue" as abortion, euthanasia and the death penalty.
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Despite facing fierce criticism for her previous round of accusations, Rep. Michele Bachmann now accuses fellow Minnesotan, Rep. Keith Ellison, of having ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ramadan is expected to be "the toughest in decades" for Arabs, according to the NYT.
For the second time in recent days, a federal court tossed out a religious lawsuit against Obama's contraception mandate.
An Air Force chaplain whom an AP story said "approvingly" witnessed a same-sex civil union is leaving the Southern Baptist Convention.
African-American Jews are moving into the mainstream, the Forward reports.
A Gingko tree in New Jersey is drawing thousands of Latino pilgrims who think a knot in trunk looks like the Virgin of Guadalupe.
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