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by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 12:35 pm MT (CNA).- A vandal destroyed a statue of Jesus at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, the latest in an ongoing series of attacks on churches across the United States. According to the diocese, someone

CNA Staff, Jun 4, 2020 / 03:40 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Wednesday called Bishop Mark Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, after the bishop joined a demonstration against racial discrimination to pray for George Floyd. Seitz told local news website El Paso Matters that he received

It was the weekend following a difficult week – a chance to be with my family, to soak in the joy and innocence of life through the eyes of my children. On Sunday, as I got out of bed and began to ready myself for the morning routine, I saw

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

The Dayton community and the archdiocese as a whole were rocked by the news of a mass shooting in the downtown Oregon district on August 4, less than 24 hours after another mass shooting in El Paso, TX. The gunman, who was armed with an assault rifle and additional magazines,

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

The Chaminade Julienne community joins with so many others in the region in the sense of grief and shock from the tragedy in the historic Oregon District early this morning (Sunday, August 4). While our hearts have broken many times by the losses experienced in other cities, including El Paso,

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

Shoppers exit with their hands up after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 3, 2019. In Aug 3 tweets, the Catholic dioceses of El Paso, Texas and neighboring Las Cruces, New Mexico asked for prayers for everyone involved at this difficult time. (CNS photo/Jorge Salgado, Reuters)
WASHINGTON (CNS) – The Catholic dioceses of El Paso, Texas, and neighboring Las Cruces, New Mexico, have joined in prayer after an August 3 mass shooting in a mall left several dead and many injured. “Our prayers are with our neighboring city of El Paso and everyone affected by the