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by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 22, 2020 / 02:11 pm MT (CNA).- Bishop Michael Mulvey of Corpus Christi offered prayers for a sailor who was injured in a terrorist attack in his diocese on Thursday, and pledged to be a force for peace in the face of evil.

Story by John Stegeman • photos by Jeff Unroe Early on Aug. 4, a gunman killed nine people and wounded 30 other. Responding immediately, police shot and killed the shooter in Dayton’s Oregon Historic District. In the days before the shooting, however, it was a very different scene. Music drifted

At the regular Sunday evening Mass at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Father Satish Joseph said Mass for the victims of the Dayton shooting. (CT Photos/Jeff Unroe)

In the aftermath of the horrific deadly overnight shooting in Dayton, Ohio, on Sunday August 4, 2019, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has issued the following statement: “It is with a heavy heart that we turn to the Lord in prayer on this Sunday. As tragic and violent shootings continue in

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 4, 2019 / 04:35 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Sunday remembered the victims, and the families of the victims, of recent shootings in Texas, California, and Ohio, asking for prayers. “I am spiritually close to the victims of the episodes of violence that these days

By Christopher Wells At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis expressed his closeness to the city of Pittsburgh, USA, and especially to the Jewish community there. Eleven people were killed, and several others were wounded, on in a shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the neighborhood of Squirrel

In the Greater Cincinnati area, on Wednesday, September 5, severe storms caused damage throughout the area. On a warm morning on Thursday, September 6 many workers traveled into the central business district of Cincinnati. Many stopping off at local coffee shops, going to their many offices talking about the night

Students pray at DePaul Cristo Rey victims of gun violence and Purcell Marian student Gregory Thompson. (Courtesy Photo)
Students in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati participated in National Walkout Day to pray for the victims and to an end of gun violence.

Dallas. Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights. Click any of the above hyperlinks and Wikipedia will fill you in on the violence our nation experienced last week. This isn’t what I wanted to write about. I had much lighter fare in mind, but on the night of the Dallas shootings I found

IMAGE: CNS photo/Carlo Allegri, Reuters By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis offered prayers for the families of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, and expressed hope that people would find ways to identify and uproot “the causes of such terrible and absurd violence.” A