Tag: Gun violence

Cardinal Rivera’s home attacked in Mexico City, security guard killed

Cardinal Rivera’s home attacked in Mexico City, security guard killed

| David Agren | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

An auxiliary police officer was shot dead at the Mexico City home of Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera in what authorities described as an unsuccessful attempt at robbing the retired churchman.

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Chicago cardinal praises anti-gun march on local highway

Chicago cardinal praises anti-gun march on local highway

Hundreds of protesters led by Chicago priest Father Michael Pfleger and anti-gun activists filled a major Chicago highway for about an hour July 7 demanding that city officials do something to stop gun violence in the city.

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Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

| Kelly Sankowski | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Eileen Dinn heard about the recent school shooting at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland March 20, she was sitting in school at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland, and her first thought was “not again.”

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Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Highland Park Catholic School kindergarten teacher Molly Stucker found a student’s comment surprising but telling as she drew blinds on the east facing windows of her classroom.

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Catholics urge political leaders to take steps to curb gun violence

Catholics urge political leaders to take steps to curb gun violence

| Carol Glatz | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a Feb. 28 open letter to President Donald Trump and members of Congress, Jesuit Father Michael Sheeran, president of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, urged U.S. leaders to listen to the teens who survived the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and help them “fix this” plague of gun violence in our country.

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Our angels and demons

Our angels and demons

| Greg Erlandson | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Abraham Lincoln, in his first inaugural address after being elected president, saw the looming inevitability of civil war. In that first talk to the nation, he emotionally appealed to his divided countrymen to not become enemies nor “break our bonds of affection.”

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Newtown and gun violence: One place where the political became personal

Newtown and gun violence: One place where the political became personal

| Mark Pattison | December 5, 2017 | 21 Comments

The numbers are inescapable: Dec. 14, 26 dead, five years.

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N. Mpls. community convenes to quell violence

N. Mpls. community convenes to quell violence

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of people circled around a table in the narthex at St. Bridget in north Minneapolis the afternoon of Sept. 11. They were hunched over maps of north-side neighborhoods, determining where they would pray in the coming weeks and months.

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We must recognize dignity of all, Orlando bishop says at prayer vigil

We must recognize dignity of all, Orlando bishop says at prayer vigil

| Christine Young and Teresa Peterson | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Our presence here tonight is a symbol of hope. We come to pray,” said Bishop Noonan of Orlando.

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‘A sword has pierced heart’ of city, says Orlando bishop about shooting

‘A sword has pierced heart’ of city, says Orlando bishop about shooting

| June 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Throughout the day June 12, church personnel were helping victims and families “on the front lines of this tragedy,” Bishop John Noonan of Orlando said. “They are offering God’s love and mercy to those who are facing unimaginable sorrow. They will remain vigilant and responsive to the needs of our hurting brothers and sisters.”

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Gun control: What does the Church say?

Gun control: What does the Church say?

| Jason Adkins | January 17, 2013 | 8 Comments

While stricter gun laws are necessary, the bishops emphasize that they are not sufficient alone to curb gun violence

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