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Catholic school students pray for mosque shooting victims, peace

Catholic school students pray for mosque shooting victims, peace

| Carol Zimmermann | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A week after the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and almost 9,000 miles away from this tragedy, Catholic school students in Maryland gathered to pray for the victims and to recommit themselves to ending hate.

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Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 people dead and dozens wounded in one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s history.

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‘Our only hope is in God’: New Zealanders gather to pray after shooting

‘Our only hope is in God’: New Zealanders gather to pray after shooting

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tears flowed during a Mass for peace at St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 16, one day after terrorist attacked two mosques, leaving at least 50 people dead and dozens more injured.

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With heavy hearts, U.S. bishops condemn mosque attacks

With heavy hearts, U.S. bishops condemn mosque attacks

| Carol Zimmermann | March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 49 people dead and 20 seriously injured, and they also pledged their solidarity with the Muslim community.

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