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‘We Offered Them a Safe Space’: Texas Priest Details Parish’s Role Helping Synagogue Hostage Families

Brandon BellA father carries his child out of a Mass near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue on January 15, 2022 in Colleyville, Texas.

During the more than 10-hour standoff between Akram and authorities, Good Shepherd opened its doors to law enforcement, media, faith leaders of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, and the hostages’ family members.