Charleston minister: 'No evildoer, no demon' can close church

Story highlights

  • Worship returns to Emanuel AME church in Charleston
  • Nine people were shot to death on Wednesday at a church prayer meeting

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN)Expressions of grief, faith and gratitude on Sunday filled the space of a horrific mass killing at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, as the venerable structure was again a house of worship.

Hundreds filled the pews of the historic church in Charleston, South Carolina.
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