Feast of the Holy Innocents: Remember the Children, from Newtown to Gaza

On this Feast of the Holy Innocents, let us remember the children who are victims of violence, from Newtown to Gaza.  For more about this feast, go here.  
Litany Remembering All Children Who Are Victims of Violence and War
Remember the 20 children who died in Newtown, Connecticut. Remember the 35 children who died in Gaza this month from Israeli bombardments. Remember the 168 children who have been killed by US drone attacks in Pakistan since 2006. Remember the 231 children killed in Afghanistan in the first 6 months of this year. Remember the 400 other children in the US under the age of 15 who die from gunshot wounds each year. /more Remember the 921 children killed by US air strikes against insurgents in Iraq. Remember the 1,770 US children who die each year from child abuse and maltreatment. Remember the 16,000 children who die each day around the world from hunger. These tragedies must end. (This Litany is taken from an article published on Monday, December 17, 2012 by Common Dreams, “Remember All the Children, Mr. President,” by Bill Quigley)