Grieving mothers Pamela Bosley, Annette Nance-Holt and Gloria Padron (left to right) pray with Rev. Michael Pfleger in front of St. Sabina Church in Chicago on Sunday. The mothers, who all lost their children due to street violence in the city, made statements on Mother's Day to urge government officials to take action to prevent violence. They also defended Pfleger's action to hoist an American flag upside down outside his church to protest the spate of violence involving youth in Chicago.
Tribune photo by Kuni Takahashi