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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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National School Walkout is time of prayer for many Catholic schools

National School Walkout is time of prayer for many Catholic schools

| Carol Zimmermann | March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

March 14, exactly one month since the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, students from around the country planned a walkout of their schools in protest of the nation’s gun laws for 17 minutes.

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In wake of gun violence, local Catholic high schools review safety measures

In wake of gun violence, local Catholic high schools review safety measures

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul dealt with copycat effects in the weeks following a tragic shooting at a Parkland, Florida, school in February.

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Despair will not have the last word, Miami archbishop says of shooting

Despair will not have the last word, Miami archbishop says of shooting

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the Feb. 14 school shootings in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 people dead, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami wrote this spiritual reflection for Catholic News Service on how we as Catholics deal with such terrible acts. Archbishop Wenski has been attending funerals for some of the slaughtered youth. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is in Broward County, which is in the Miami Archdiocese.

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