St. Louis violence prompts call for citywide prayer - KMOV.com

St. Louis violence prompts call for citywide prayer

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Clergy in St. Louis are calling for citywide prayer to end violence.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the St. Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition hosted a Memorial Day service at New Northside Church on Monday to draw attention to violence in the city. The service included 52 candles, each with the name of a person who had died from violence in St. Louis this year.

 

The service was part of the Week of Prayer to Curb Violence that continues through Friday.

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