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Archbishop Samuel J Aquila comforts a parishioner at Queen of Peace Catholic Church on the evening of July 20, 2012.

Mass in Aurora draws people seeking answers to tragedy

Jul 20, 2012

By Kate Veik

In his homily following a July 20 mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila reminded a crowd... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila at his July 18, 2012 installation Mass.

Archbishop Aquila to say Mass for theater massacre victims

Jul 20, 2012

On Friday evening Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver will preside over a Mass at Queen of Peace Catholic Church... Read more

Queen of Peace parish in Aurora, Colo.

Local priest reacts to ‘terrible’ theater shootings

Jul 20, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Aurora priest Father Mauricio Bermudez said the murderous movie theater shootings have had a “devastating” effect on the community.  Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila.

Denver's bishops grieve with community after shooting massacre

Jul 20, 2012

By Marianne Medlin

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and auxiliary Bishop James D. Conley mourned with the Denver community after a gunman opened fire... Read more

Archbishop Samir Nassar of Damascus.

Syrian archbishop laments continued violence

Jul 18, 2012

Maronite Archbishop Samir Nassar of Damascus spoke out against the violent conflict between government and rebel forces in Syria, drawing... Read more

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Congressional hearing examines violence against Christians in Nigeria

Jul 17, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Witnesses at a recent Congressional subcommittee hearing discussed continuing attacks by terrorists in Nigeria and ways that the United States... Read more

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Franciscans in Syria call for dialogue not weapons

Jul 14, 2012

The Franciscans in Syria are calling upon foreign powers to stop sending arms to the country after reports that over... Read more

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama.

Nigerian archbishop hopes for definitive end to violence

Jul 9, 2012

Archbishop Ignatius A. Kaigama is concerned over the seemingly endless violence against Christians that claimed at least 58 lives this... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope prays for Syria as worries of larger conflict loom

Jun 21, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI is praying that Syria ends its internal conflict, which he believes could have very serious consequences for... Read more

Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo, Syria

Syrian bishop says civil war not the only option

Jun 21, 2012

One of Syria's most senior Catholic bishops believes his country can still regain the path to peace and reform despite... Read more

Refugees from the fighting in Syria.

One thousand more Syrian Christians flee after ultimatum

Jun 11, 2012

An ultimatum from the Syrian armed opposition’s military chief caused over 1,000 Christians to flee the west Syrian town of... Read more

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Cardinal says social conflicts can only be solved with truth, order

Jun 4, 2012

Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima has reiterated the Church’s call to peace and said social conflicts can only be... Read more