|Officers Michael Krol, Brent Thompson, Lorne Ahrens, Michael Smith, and Patrick Zamarripa, |
Photo by Stephen Crowley, NY Times
"Scripture tells us that in our sufferings, there is glory," President Obama began his speech at the memorial service for the five slain police officers in Dallas, Texas.
He was somber and wet-eyed as he yet again spoke to survivors of a mass killing, surely the worst of his duties as president.
Text of speech: http://time.com/4403543/president-obama-dallas-shooting-memorial-service-speech-transcript/
To watch and hear him speak was deeply moving.
Here are reports from the Religion News Service, the New York Times, and the Washington Post.