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Community activists have begun a campaign to place thousands of signs across the city quoting the sixth commandment, “Thou shalt not kill.”

This U.S. city is fighting gun violence with posters that say 'Thou shalt not kill’

Jan 10, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

As the nation’s capital is rocked by soaring homicide numbers, community activists have begun a campaign to place thousands of... Read more

Pope Francis waves from a window of the apostolic palace May 10, 2020.

Pope Francis: St. John Paul II is remembered with 'affection and gratitude'

May 17, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Sunday recalled the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. Pope John Paul II, saying his predecessor is... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square June 7, 2017.

Pope Francis: God's law brings freedom

Feb 16, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

God gives the grace both to follow his law exteriorly and to accept it in one’s heart, which is what... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Nov. 14, 2018.

The Ten Commandments are God's 'x-ray,' Pope Francis says

Nov 28, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

By reflecting on the Ten Commandments, Christians can examine their hearts to see where disordered attachments and desires have made... Read more

Pope Francis, Nov. 14, 2018.

Pope Francis: God alone can heal the wounds of sin

Nov 21, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

People need the mercy of God and the healing of the Holy Spirit to root out the sin in their... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Sept. 5, 2018.

Pope Francis: To hate is to kill in the heart

Oct 17, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

A person may not have killed someone, but if they are angry or have hate toward another person, it is... Read more

Pope Francis kisses a child at the general audience on Oct. 10.

Pope Francis: Abortion is like hiring a hitman

Oct 10, 2018

By Courtney Mares

In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis said that abortion “suppresses innocent and helpless life in its blossoming.” “Is it... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Sept. 19, 2018.

Pope Francis: To honor one's parents, follow the saints

Sep 19, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

There are many saints who demonstrate that even if one comes from a difficult childhood, or does not have good... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience Nov. 15, 2017.

To follow God's law, begin with gratitude, Pope Francis says

Jun 27, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Obedience to God’s commandments should flow from a personal relationship with the Father and from a place of gratitude for... Read more

Pope Francis walks with young people during his general audience June 13, 2018.

What is the biggest threat young people face? Mediocrity, Pope says

Jun 13, 2018

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis said Wednesday that the greatest danger modern youth face is not the array of problems that surround them,... Read more

Ten Commandments outside of the Texas Capitol.

Challenge to Maryland Ten Commandments statue dropped

Aug 18, 2016

A monument of the Ten Commandments outside a Maryland courthouse is safe, after a lawsuit against it was dropped this... Read more

Okla. ruling against 10 Commandment statue blasted as extreme, inconsistent

Jul 9, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

Responding to the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s ruling that a Ten Commandments monument on capitol grounds violates the state constitution, critics... Read more