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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

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, delivers the presidential address Nov. 12 during the fall general assembly of the USCCB in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the following statement in response to the tragic shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall in El

Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct 27, 2018 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Multiple people were killed and many others injured at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning, with the gunman allegedly shouting that he wanted all Jews to die. In response, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh strongly denounced anti-Jewish bigotry and called for

Xavier University is 906 miles from the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla. but the tears shed on campus Tuesday fell in solidarity with the the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Responding to the June 12 rampage in Orlando that left 49 dead, Xavier University hosted a

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