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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

La Salle High School shooting
Update (3 p.m.): La Salle issues press release on student’s class level, condition and more.   By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A La Salle High School student pulled out a gun early Monday morning and shot himself. The injured student was alive as of 11 a.m. Monday and doctors