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by Christine Rousselle Chicago, Ill., Aug 11, 2021 / 18:00 pm Blase Cardinal Cupich of Chicago condemned Wednesday the rising levels of gun violence in the city of Chicago and called for prayers after one police officer was shot and killed, and another was injured. “Saturday night, members of the

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Aug 9, 2021 / 10:30 am A Rwandan man who reportedly handed himself in to police after the murder of a priest in western France on Monday met with Pope Francis in 2016, according to French Catholic media. The suspect, identified by the media as

by CNA Staff Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre, France, Aug 9, 2021 / 09:05 am Fr. Olivier Maire, the Catholic priest murdered in France on Monday, was the provincial superior of the Montfort Missionaries, a worldwide religious congregation founded by St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort. He was killed in Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre, a commune in the

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Aug 9, 2021 / 07:00 am An envelope addressed to Pope Francis and containing three bullets was intercepted in Milan late on Sunday night, according to Italian media reports. The piece of mail, which had no return address but carried a French stamp, was addressed

by CNA Staff Paris, France, Aug 9, 2021 / 05:40 am France’s Interior Minister announced on Monday that a Catholic priest has been murdered in western France. Gérald Darmanin wrote on his Twitter account on Aug. 9 that he was traveling to the Vendée department of France following the killing.

By CNA Staff Paris, France, May 31, 2021 / 04:00 am The archbishop of Paris on Sunday lamented an attack on Catholics taking part in a procession commemorating the city’s 19th-century martyrs. Archbishop Michel Aupetit deplored May 30 the “anger, contempt and violence” directed at the group of around 300

by CNA Staff San Jose, Calif., May 26, 2021 / 19:14 pm Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said on Wednesday, May 26, that the tragic shootings at a rail yard in San Jose, CA, “reminds us once again that something

By CNA Staff Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 09:46 am America/Denver (CNA). The Archbishop of Indianapolis on Friday offered prayers and called on Catholics to work to end gun violence, after a deadly mass shooting at a local FedEx facility the night before. “Once again our nation is mourning

Memphis, Tenn., Jan 20, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King is remembered as the most visible leader of the civil rights movement, for which he was awarded the

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jan 7, 2021 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of Washington has condemned the incursion into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by pro-Trump protesters. “Our United States Capitol is sacred ground and a place where people over the past centuries have rightly demonstrated, representing