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Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver.

Archbishop Aquila praises heroic actions during theater shooting

Jul 25, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Those who offered their lives to save their loved ones in the recent Colorado theater shooting exemplified the Christian virtues... Read more

An Aurora Police Department squad car outside of the Century 16 Theatre in Aurora, Colo.

Chaplain says faith can help officers cope with Aurora shooting

Jul 24, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A strong faith in God can play an important role for law enforcement officers struggling to deal with the aftermath... Read more


Islamists attack Christians, Iraqi refugees in Damascus

Jul 23, 2012

The Syrian rebels’ attack on Damascus has allowed radical Islamist groups to attack Iraqi refugees, Christians allegedly loyal to the... Read more

Bishop James Conley speaks at the July 22, 2012 prayer vigil in Aurora, Colo.

Denver bishop urges hope at vigil for shooting victims

Jul 23, 2012

Bishop James D. Conley of Denver delivered the invocation at a non-denominational Sunday evening vigil for the victims of the... Read more

Memorial Mass on July 21 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora, Colo. for the shooting victims.

Pastors of Aurora churches comfort, encourage parishioners

Jul 23, 2012

By Kate Veik

The pastor of an Aurora parish mourning the death of one of their own in a July 20 mass shooting,... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope Benedict 'deeply shocked' by Aurora tragedy

Jul 22, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI is “deeply shocked by the senseless violence” carried out by a lone gunman who injured 58 people... Read more

Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

Catholic chaplain helps families and survivors after Aurora shootings

Jul 21, 2012

At Swedish Medical Center, where 23 victims of a deadly movie theater attack were brought in the early hours of... Read more

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


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


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


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