(RNS) — Sometimes praying, sometimes chanting slogans and sometimes even stung by pepper spray and tear gas, clergy and other faith leaders were among those who protested the killing of George Floyd by a police officer on Memorial Day (May 25) in Minneapolis. Religious feeling also crossed the barricades themselves at times as law enforcement personnel took time to pray with protesters while on duty at the demonstrations. A look at moments of faith this weekend:

Columbus, Ohio

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Suffering from a blast of police pepper spray, the Rev. Laura Young, an ordained United Methodist elder, received care from bystanders during an anti-racism demonstration in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday (May 30). “I was pepper sprayed in the face, intentionally, with no

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