Tag: Sandy Hook

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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Readers respond to Connecticut school shootings

Readers respond to Connecticut school shootings

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit invited readers in its Dec. 20 edition to respond to the question: What is the best way to respond to the school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn.? The following were among the answers we received. Some have been excerpted for space reasons; go online to TheCatholicSpirit.com to read the full responses as well as others we received.

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Newtown school tragedy: A Catholic response

Newtown school tragedy: A Catholic response

| Jill Moes | December 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Catholic Spirit invited Jill Moes, principal of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Hastings who previously worked as a public school psychologist, to offer a Catholic response regarding the Dec. 14 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

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Msgr. Weiss: He was there

Msgr. Weiss: He was there

| Sister Mary Ann Walsh | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following was first published on the USCCB Blog. It was written by Sister Mary Ann Walsh, director of media relations for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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After Newtown: Moving from darkness into the light

After Newtown: Moving from darkness into the light

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The time has come, no matter your political views, to agree on common sense and necessary actions that will help curb violence

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