'Crisis mode chaplains' seek to heal trauma of Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS — Kelly Sherman-Conroy felt the anguish on the streets following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, concluding that people were aching for more than food and emergency relief.So the Lutheran leader and Native American activist posted an appeal on Facebook for “clergy, spiritual leaders and mental health leaders who would like to serve as volunteer chaplains.”More than 100 faith leaders have stepped forward, fanning out at events ranging from State Capitol protests to food distributions to a Juneteenth celebration. They serve as compassionate listeners, he...


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