Terrorism

Thumbnail anti christian slogan in saint cyril church in cairo egypt credit aid to the church in need cna 5 21 15 13 planning attacks on Christians arrested in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Egyptian police on Sunday arrested 13 people who were planning attacks against Christians...

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Thumbnail hamel A 'cry of hope' after the death of Father Hamel

Paris, France, Jul 29, 2016 / 12:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a Mass said for the victims of Tuesday's church attack in France, the Archbishop of...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the vatican april 3 2014 credit daniel ibez cna After Istanbul attack, Pope prays for those who fight 'bloody stain' of terrorism

Vatican City, Jan 1, 2017 / 07:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first day of the new year and the 50th World Day of Peace, Pope Francis condemned a...

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Thumbnail lafayette la police stand outside of the grand theater on july 23 2015 after a gunman open fired inside the theater credit stacy revere getty images cna 1 After theater shooting, Lafayette bishop offers sympathy and prayer

Catholics in Louisiana are stunned by Thursday's deadly mass shooting at a Lafayette movie theater and are praying for those affected, the local...

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Thumbnail abg 06 17 After the latest mass shooting

In the face of the mass murders in Orlando, Florida, this weekend, it is difficult to write. It is complicated and frustrating and it feels like...

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Thumbnail jpii rosary credit jess pac via flickr cc by 20 cna 4 20 15 After vision of Christ, Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram

A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the key to ridding the country of the Islamist...

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Thumbnail st basils cathedral st petersburg russia credit evlakhov valeriy Archbishop laments 'curse of terrorism' after St. Petersburg attack

Moscow, Russia, Apr 3, 2017 / 11:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Paolo Pezzi of Moscow offered his prayers and condolences following a deadly...

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Thumbnail frjaqueshamel Archbishop Lebrun: Father Hamel's death calls us to say 'yes' to God

Rouen, France, Aug 3, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During Tuesday's funeral Mass for Fr. Jacques Hamel, who was killed last week by Islamic...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica credit lisa cancade hackett via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 1 Arrests made in alleged terror plot against Vatican, Israeli embassy

Italian police arrested four people and issued arrest warrants for two more on Thursday on suspicion of conspiring with the Islamic State terrorist...

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Thumbnail coptic orthodox cathedral abbasyia cairo 1 Attack on Cairo's Coptic Orthodox cathedral kills 25

Cairo, Egypt, Dec 11, 2016 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At least 25 persons were killed Sunday when a bomb exploded at a chapel attached to St....

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Thumbnail pope francis prays in the porziuncola in assisi aug 4 2016 credit losservatore romano cna At unplanned meeting, imam thanks Francis for his comments on Islam

Assisi, Italy, Aug 5, 2016 / 05:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his visit to Assisi Thursday, Pope Francis had a brief, unscheduled meeting with the...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on may 28 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 5 28 14 Bangladesh attack an offense against God, humanity, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jul 2, 2016 / 08:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has again voiced his sorrow for another “barbarous” terrorist attack, offering...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass at the pontifical north american college rome 7 on may 2 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 5 2 15 Beware of 'white-gloved' terrorism, Pope tells Middle East nuns

One day after canonizing the first two Palestinian saints since the early days of Christianity, Pope Francis met with a group of sisters from the...

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Thumbnail 20161220t1052 6934 cns pope berlin terrorism Bishops mourn victims of deadly truck detour on Berlin Christmas market

Vatican City, Dec 20, 2016 / 01:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After 12 people were killed when a truck rammed into crowds at a Berlin Christmas market,...

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Thumbnail nigerian school girls credit european commission dg echo via flickr cc by nd 20 cna Boko Haram releases 21 kidnapped Nigerian girls

Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2016 / 12:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Radical Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 21 schoolgirls kidnapped from...

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Thumbnail laptop keyboard credit petr kratochvi cc0 10 cna 8 27 14 Catholics denounce use of hashtags for 'paramilitary warfare'

Reacting to an internet campaign launched by ISIS threatening the life of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, Catholic leaders stressed that evil is...

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Thumbnail police at boulevard baumarchais after a series of gun attacks in paris on nov 13 2015 credit thierry chesnot getty images cna 11 13 15 Catholics unite in prayer as Paris terror siege continues

Amid devastating attacks at locations throughout Paris, Church leaders are calling for prayer.  Prayers for Paris tonight. https://t.co/hhypH6KBJd—...

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Thumbnail a young girl lights a candle at a marian grotto in pakistan credit magdalena wolnik cna 12 17 14 2 Christian Easter celebrations targeted in Pakistan suicide bombing

A crowded park in Lahore, Pakistan where Christian families were celebrating Easter Sunday was the site of an apparent suicide bombing that left at...

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