Violence

Thumbnail gettyimages 539939450 cna ACLU lawyers say Christians caused the Orlando shooting

After a gunman pledging allegiance to ISIS carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, attorneys with the American Civil Liberties...

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Thumbnail college students and others gather in prayer across the street where a gunman attacked a recruiting office in chattanooga tennessee on july 17 2015 credit getty images cna 7 17 15 After deadly Chattanooga shooting, bishop rallies 'shaken' community to prayer

Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville is calling the faith community to prayer after Thursday’s fatal shooting at a military recruiting center in...

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Thumbnail little girl 1 credit helen blakesley crs cna 8 24 15 Amid threat of violence, CRS works to ease food shortage in Mali

Despite a hazardous situation in the African country of Mali, Catholic Relief Services is working to support displaced people and hungry school...

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Thumbnail gaza hit by israeli airstrikes on nov 14 2012 cna credit  lpjorg 1 Amid violence, priest opts to stay with parishioners in Gaza

Argentinean priest Father Jorge Hernandez, pastor of Holy Family Parish in the Gaza strip, stayed with his parishioners despite three missile...

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Thumbnail cross of the martyrs credit aaron groote via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 15 16 1 A new wave of attacks against Catholics in France, Belgium

In recent weeks, Catholics in France and Belgium – countries still recovering from brutal ISIS attacks – have been hit with numerous acts of...

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Thumbnail a view of jerusalem with the dome of the rock and the wailing wall credit maria lozano aid to the church in need cna 5 16 14 Archbishop decries Jerusalem car attacks: 'We are acting like savages'

A Melkite-Greek Catholic archbishop has lamented recent car attacks in Jerusalem, saying that such actions are inhuman and tear down society. “It...

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Thumbnail hundreds of people in washington dc spent the night in prayer and adoration alongside world youth day pilgrims in rio de janeiro july 27 2013 credit addie mena cna cna 7 28 13 Archbishop Kurtz: Do not forget the power of prayer amid violence

Surrounded by numerous violent conflicts throughout the world, the faithful should not forget the power of prayer, said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz,...

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Thumbnail violence during protests in venezuela credit diariocritico de venezuela via flickr cc by 20 cna Archbishop: There's a 'bloodbath' going on in Venezuela

Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 31, 2017 / 02:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When asked by a reporter about the threat of civil war in his country, Archbishop...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 235763467 Archdiocese to participate in national nine days of prayer for peace in wake of violence throughout country

Archbishop José H. Gomez invites all people of good will from throughout the three-county Archdiocese of Los Angeles to participate in a Novena of...

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Thumbnail pope francis embraces a child at the general audience in st peters square on sept 2 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 9 2 15 1 As Juarez recovers from peak violence, victim sees hope in Pope Francis

With Pope Francis set to visit the Mexican city of Juarez Feb. 17, some crime victims are telling their stories of loss – and talking about the...

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Thumbnail violence in mexico credit frontpage shutterstock cna As Mexico tops list of violent countries, archdiocese reacts

Mexico City, Mexico, May 17, 2017 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Mexico archdiocese's newspaper Desde la Fe wrote an editorial decrying the...

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Thumbnail arrest the police credit dren pozhegu via flickr cc by nc 20 cna A year after riots, Baltimore leaders unite for Rome pilgrimage

Nearly a year after violent riots erupted in West Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, religious leaders from...

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Thumbnail protests in baltimore after man died while in police custody april 28 2015 credit andrew burton getty images cna 4 28 15 Baltimore archbishop: With God, a broken city can heal

After both peaceful protests and violent riots following the death of an African American man in the custody of the Baltimore police, the local...

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Thumbnail l r top left image sr bernadetta boggia sr olga raschietti and sr lucia pulici at work in berundi photo courtesy of xaverian missionaries cna 9 11 14 Brutally slain nuns recalled as women 'enamored' with God

Remembering the lives of the three Xaverian Missionary nuns murdered in Burundi over the weekend, the order’s vicar general hailed them as simple...

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Thumbnail protestors can take refuge and pray for peace in one of two tent chapels on maidan square in kiev credit jakub szymczuk gosc niedzielny courtesy aid to the church in need 3 cna Cardinal Dolan: Ukraine 'flowing with blood,' America must speak up

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has urged U.S. Catholics to listen to the “chilling” pleas of Greek-Catholic bishops who say Ukraine is “flowing...

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Thumbnail cardinal theodore e mccarrick met with religious leaders in the car to discuss possible solutions to end recent violence credit whitney wilding catholic relief services cna Cardinal McCarrick visits Central African Republic, promotes peace

Despite the violence currently plaguing the Central African Republic, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick believes the country can recover if it abandons...

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Thumbnail iraqi christians light candles affter attencing christmas mass in baghdad on dec 25 2008 credit wathiq khuzaie getty images cna Catholic aid organizations scramble to meet Iraqi needs

In a tumultuous Iraq facing an increasingly uncertain future, Catholic charity organizations are rallying to meet the immediate needs of those...

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Thumbnail displaced persons in the central african republic received aid from crs in may 2014 credit kim pozniak catholic relief services 4 cna 5 21 14 Catholic archbishop aids Muslim refugees in Central African Republic

A Catholic archbishop in the violence-ridden Central African Republic recently reached out to a group of 600 Muslim refugees, saying that the love...

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