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by AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Aug 14, 2022 / 05:50 am At least 40 people — most of them children — have died in a fire in a Coptic Orthodox church in Giza Governorate, Egypt, on Sunday, according to government and church officials. Thirty-five children between two and six years of …

by Joe Bukuras Mansfield, Mass., Jun 21, 2022 / 12:52 pm A pro-life pregnancy center in Michigan and a pro-life organization in Minnesota have both been vandalized within the past week. The Lennon Pregnancy Center in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, was vandalized sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. Gary Hillebrand, …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 21, 2022 / 13:00 pm The Jesuits of Mexico announced Tuesday that two of their priests were killed Monday inside a church in a mountainous region of Chihuahua state. Fathers Javier Campos Morales and Joaquín César Mora Salazar had served as Jesuit priests for …

by Douglas Burton Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 21, 2022 / 14:40 pm An early morning raid Sunday by terrorists in north-central Nigeria hit a Roman Catholic congregation hard. “We lost three of our parishioners, and 36 people were kidnapped, the majority of whom were Catholics,” Father Francis Agba, pastor of …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jun 11, 2022 / 12:45 pm Anarchist groups and individuals using the moniker “Jane’s Revenge” are among those who claim to be planning a “Night of Rage” to respond to the Supreme Court’s expected overturning of Roe v. Wade. Their grandiose rhetoric portrays churches, …

By CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 15, 2022 / 06:16 am Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Authorities are calling the mass shooting a racially motivated hate crime and say …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 17, 2022 / 04:30 am In his Urbi et Orbi blessing on Easter 2022, Pope Francis lamented an “Easter of War” as he prayed for peace in Ukraine and around the world. “Today, [Jesus] alone has the right to speak to us of peace. Jesus alone, …

CNA Staff, Jan 22, 2021 / 05:19 pm MT (CNA).- The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday calling for greater efforts to protect religious sites from acts of terrorism and asking for a global conference on the subject. Titled “Promoting a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious …

CNA Staff, Nov 2, 2020 / 02:22 pm MT (CNA).- This story is developing and will continue to be updated. Exchanges of gunfire Monday night between police and unknown assailants in Vienna come after several days of apparently Islamist attacks and demonstrations against Catholics and Catholic churches in Austria. Monday …

CNA Staff, Oct 29, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- U.S. Catholic bishops joined Pope Francis in mourning a deadly attack at a basilica in Nice on Thursday. “We join our prayers with Pope Francis and pray for the Catholic community in Nice, especially the families of those who have …