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Pope Francis gestures before speaking about the death penalty at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, at the Vatican in this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo. The pope ordered a revision to the catechism to state that the death penalty is inadmissible and he committed the church to its abolition. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jul 5, 2022 / 06:53 am Pope Francis has expressed shock and sadness over the mass shooting that led to the death of at least six and wounded some 30 others at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland on Monday. In a …

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 4, 2022 / 17:55 pm Robert E. Crimo III, a 22-year-old from Highland Park, was apprehended late Monday in connection with a mass shooting during the Chicago suburb’s Fourth of July parade, authorities said. Crimo had been identified earlier in the day as …

by CNA Staff San Jose, Calif., May 26, 2021 / 19:14 pm Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said on Wednesday, May 26, that the tragic shootings at a rail yard in San Jose, CA, “reminds us once again that something …

By CNA Staff Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 09:46 am America/Denver (CNA). The Archbishop of Indianapolis on Friday offered prayers and called on Catholics to work to end gun violence, after a deadly mass shooting at a local FedEx facility the night before. “Once again our nation is mourning …

by Jonah McKeown Denver, Colo., Mar 29, 2021 / 02:18 pm MT (CNA).- A funeral Mass was held Monday in Denver for Officer Eric Talley, a Catholic father of seven who was killed while responding to last week’s mass shooting at a grocery store in Boulder, CO. “Eric has shown …

Mar 23, 2021 / 02:23 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Samuel Aquila said he is “deeply saddened” by a mass shooting in northern Colorado early this week, and called for conversion of hearts to eradicate violence from society. “I have been praying for all those impacted by this senseless act of …

Sr. Mary Gianna Thornby, DLJC. Courtesy Photo.
By Jonah McKeown Denver, Colo., Dec 30, 2019 / 07:01 am (CNA).- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver. Like many high schoolers, she occasionally struggled with her identity, had experienced …

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr Tours Tornado Damage in Dayton; Meets with Catholic Social Services Story and photos by Jessica Rinaudo It was a somber day walking into the offices of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) in Dayton. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr was there to visit and hear the stories …

On Saturday, August 10th from 7:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m., Holy Trinity Catholic Church will have a Holy Hour of Healing and Peace for all victims of violence and for our community. All are welcome to join.    

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)