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by CNA Staff Kon Tum, Vietnam, Jan 30, 2022 / 15:12 pm Father Giuse (Joseph) Trần Ngọc Thanh, O.P., was killed in a knife attack on Saturday. Fr. Trần was attacked Jan. 29 at a mission of Dak Mot, about 40 miles northwest of Kon Tum. He was hearing confessions …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Mar 31, 2021 / 07:25 am MT (CNA).- A Catholic priest and at least six others were killed by gunmen in an attack on St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Benue State, Nigeria, the Diocese of Katsina-Ala confirmed Wednesday. Fr. Ferdinand Fanen Ngugban had just offered …

Washington D.C., May 29, 2020 / 05:36 pm MT (CNA).- Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference responded to the killing of an African American man in Minneapolis this week by stressing that the fight to eradicate racism is a pro-life issue. “As bishops, we unequivocally state that racism is a …

By Lise Alves Catholic News Service SAO PAULO — Brazilian rancher Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura again has been found guilty of masterminding the 2005 assassination of U.S.-born Sister Dorothy Stang. A judge sentenced Moura to 30 years in prison after he was declared guilty just before midnight Sept. 19, the court …