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CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 02:13 pm MT (CNA).- Religious leaders gathered at a memorial to slain French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel Sunday, following the beheading of a Paris school teacher in an Islamist terror attack. Catholic Archbishop Dominique Lebrun of Rouen was joined by representatives of Muslim, Jewish,

O God of love, compassion, and healing, look on us, people of many different faiths and traditions, who gather today at this site, the scene of incredible violence and pain. We ask you in your goodness to give eternal light and peace to all who died here– the heroic first-responders:

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 22, 2020 / 02:11 pm MT (CNA).- Bishop Michael Mulvey of Corpus Christi offered prayers for a sailor who was injured in a terrorist attack in his diocese on Thursday, and pledged to be a force for peace in the face of evil.

Oklahoma City Memorial. Brad Whitsitt / Shutterstock
Oklahoma City, Okla., Apr 17, 2020 / 12:55 am (CNA).- Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City will celebrate Mass April 17 across the street from a memorial commemorating the 1995 terror attack that killed nearly 170 people. “These were our family members, our friends, co-workers and neighbors. We are grateful

Orthodox Jewish couple. Stock photo via Shutterstock
New York City, N.Y., Dec 29, 2019 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- On Sunday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York condemned the recent spate of attacks against Jewish people in New York, following a stabbing that left five people injured during a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi’s home on Saturday night.

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr 21, 2019 / 01:45 am (CNA).- At least 200 people were killed in explosions Easter morning, detonated in churches other sites across Sri Lanka. Hundreds more are reportedly injured. At 8:45 a.m., explosions were detonated during Easter Mass at churches in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo,

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

By Adelaide Mena New York City, N.Y., Sep 11, 2018: On the clear, sunny morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion overhead. He grabbed oils for anointing, ran out the door of St. Peter’s parish in New York City, and wandered towards the center of the

A police officer helps evacuate people after a van crashed into pedestrians in the Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 17. Terrorists killed at least 12 and injured more than 50 others. (CNS photo/Ana Jimenez, La Vanguardia via Reuters)
WASHINGTON—Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on International Justice and Peace, has issued the following statement in response to today’s terror attack in Barcelona: “Once again, an act of terror has taken more than a dozen lives and injured scores of

BRUSSELS, Belgium — “…I just want to tell you that life is a wonderful thing, and the world is really full of remarkable people.” So starts a letter written by one of the survivors of the bomb attacks at the Brussels Zaventem international airport last week, according to CNN. The author of the