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Pope calls on nations to protect lives, dignity of war victims

Pope calls on nations to protect lives, dignity of war victims

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Marking the anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Pope Francis urged nations to recall the need to protect the life and dignity of the victims of war and armed conflict.

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For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

| Michael Otto | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The St. Addai Chaldean Catholic community in suburban Auckland felt the impact of the Christchurch mosque killings with a special poignancy, because many members have experienced the sufferings inflicted by terrorism.

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Church leaders call Philippine church attack ‘heinous and evil’ terrorism

Church leaders call Philippine church attack ‘heinous and evil’ terrorism

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Church leaders condemned bomb explosions that killed at least 20 people and injured about 100 others inside a Catholic church in the southern Philippines Jan. 27. They called the attack a “heinous and evil” act of terrorism.

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Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack

Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayer for the victims of a bombing at a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai region.

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USCCB president condemns ‘monstrous’ attack on worshippers at mosque

USCCB president condemns ‘monstrous’ attack on worshippers at mosque

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops condemned the Nov. 24 bombing of a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region, calling it a “monstrous terrorist attack on innocent people at prayer.”

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‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The “horrendous act” by a driver in a pickup truck who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists in New York late in the afternoon Oct. 31 “weighs on all of our hearts,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Priest says Egypt’s Christians feel they could be martyrs at any time

Priest says Egypt’s Christians feel they could be martyrs at any time

The spokesman for the nation’s bishops lamented the number of children killed in an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Orthodox Christians to St. Samuel Monastery in southern Egypt May 26.

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London cardinal calls for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

London cardinal calls for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called for prayers for the dead and wounded.

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After Berlin attack, German Catholics unite in prayer

After Berlin attack, German Catholics unite in prayer

| Zita Fletcher | December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market, Catholics across Germany were uniting to support the Christian community.

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U.S. bishops, Iran religious leaders issue joint declaration

U.S. bishops, Iran religious leaders issue joint declaration

| Mark Pattison | August 25, 2016 | 3 Comments

U.S. Catholic leaders and some of Iran’s top religious figures issued a joint declaration that calls for the end of weapons of mass destruction and of terrorism — and the assigning of blame for terrorist acts to an entire religion.

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Saint’s relics found in rubble of church destroyed by terrorists

Saint’s relics found in rubble of church destroyed by terrorists

| Gaby Maniscalco | April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The relics of Syrian St. Elian, which originally were thought to have been destroyed by members of the so-called Islamic State militia, have been found amid the rubble of the desecrated Mar Elian Church in Qaryatain, Syria.

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Jóvenes hispanos nos dieron lección de esperanza y perseverancia tras el 11 de Septiembre

Jóvenes hispanos nos dieron lección de esperanza y perseverancia tras el 11 de Septiembre

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yo no estaba cerca del World Trade Center en Nueva York cuando sucedieron los atentados terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001. Pero recuerdo vívidamente aquel fatídico día y los que le siguieron.

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