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Love conquers violence, cardinal says after Navy Yard shooting

Sep 18, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, prayed for the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting, saying victims and... Read more

Emergency vehicles and law enforcement personnel respond to shots at the Washington Navy Yard Sept. 16, 2013.

Leaders call for prayer in response to deadly DC shooting

Sep 16, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

U.S. leaders are offering prayers for the nation following a shooting at the Navy Yard in southeast Washington, D.C., that... Read more

A makeshift memorial outside St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church draws mourners on Dec. 16 after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.

Elementary school massacre 'not part of God’s plan,' Newtown priest says

Dec 16, 2012

By CNA Staff

The motive behind the gunman whose Dec. 14 shooting rampage took the lives of 28 people, including 20 children, is... Read more

Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.

Church leaders express prayers, condolences over Sandy Hook shooting

Dec 15, 2012

By CNA Staff

Members of the Catholic hierarchy have expressed grief and sorrow over the Dec. 14 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.... Read more

 Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of an elementary school shooting on Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.

Catholic priests respond quickly to Conn. school shooting

Dec 14, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Several priests of the Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport responded quickly to the mass murder of adults and schoolchildren at a... Read more