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A Defense of Prayer in Times of Tragedy

At the time of this writing, America has undergone yet another public mass shooting - the most recent, occuring just four days ago in Orlando, Florida, which is the largest mass shooting in modern American history, leaving more than 50 dead.  By some definitions, we've had 133 mass shootings so far this year alone.

From All Want of Charity

In reading the Book of Common Prayer, I came across an oft cited but rarely expounded upon phrase in The Great Litany, which usually precludes the Eucharist:

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