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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 22, 2020 / 04:15 pm MT (CNA).- Several religious statues— including two of Mary and one of Christ— outside Catholic churches were damaged in overnight attacks earlier this week, the latest of numerous acts of vandalism on Catholic churches and art this year in the US. Police

CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 03:18 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon held a Eucharistic procession through the city on Saturday for the intention of peace in the city. Praying before the exposed Blessed Sacrament during the Oct. 17 event, Archbishop Alexander Sample said: “Mary, your

CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 10:18 am MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of Santiago de Chile condemned arson attacks that destroyed two Chilean churches Sunday, and called on Catholics to carry out acts of reparation for the attacks. On Oct. 18, groups of hooded protesters entered two churches in Chile’s

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 27, 2020 / 01:35 pm MT (CNA).- Milwaukee’s archbishop prayed for peace in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday morning, after four nights of protests and riots following the shooting of a Black man by police on Sunday. Two people have been killed and another

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 26, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- Catholics in Kenosha, Wisconsin, are praying for peace after a third night of violence following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. “The evil that they see is not everything,” a staffer at St. James Parish in

CNA Staff, Aug 24, 2020 / 11:30 am MT (CNA).- Milwaukee’s archbishop is praying for peace following a shooting by police of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday. “It is with a heavy heart that I received the news about the shooting last night in Kenosha,”

CNA Staff, Aug 13, 2020 / 04:09 pm MT (CNA).- A United States senator has asked the nation’s attorney general to intensify efforts to fight the vandalism that has been carried out against Catholic places and statues throughout the country in recent months. “The trend of desecrating Catholic spaces and

by JD Flynn Denver, Colo., Aug 13, 2020 / 01:33 pm MT (CNA).- After the statue of a saint was beheaded outside a Denver parish, the city’s archbishop said he’s praying for the conversion of those who have attacked churches and religious statues across the country in recent months. A

NA Staff, Aug 6, 2020 / 03:46 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Leopoldo José Brenes Solorzano of Managua said Mass Wednesday at the entrance of the Blood of Christ chapel in his cathedral, which was firebombed last week. “The Church has always suffered and will continue to suffer, but our assurance