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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

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 29, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- After three people were killed in a terrorist attack in a basilica in Nice, France, on Thursday, a Vatican spokesman condemned the violence and said that Pope Francis was praying for the victims and those who mourn

CNA Staff, Oct 29, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- The French bishops asked churches across the country to toll their bells Thursday in memory of three people killed at a basilica in Nice by an attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar.” In a statement Oct. 29, the French bishops’ conference asked

CNA Staff, Oct 29, 2020 / 03:40 am MT (CNA).- An attacker killed three people at a church in Nice and wounded others, police in the French city said Thursday. The incident took place at the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice Oct. 29 at around 9am local time, according to

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.

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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

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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.