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Police officers attend the scene of a shooting by St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church on Jan. 14, 2023, in London, England.

Priest describes ‘pandemonium’ after 6 shot after funeral Mass at London Catholic church

Jan 15, 2023

By Shannon Mullen

Six people —including two children — were injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday at a Catholic church in North London. Read more

Emergency personnel crowd the streets near a subway station in New York City on April 12, 2022, after at least 16 people were injured during a rush-hour shooting in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

Bishop 'horrified' by Brooklyn shooting, asks prayers for injured and first responders

Apr 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Robert Brennan of Brooklyn urged prayer for those injured in a shooting at a subway station in the New... Read more

Bishop Eugenio Lira Rugarcía celebrates Mass on June 23

‘No more violence!’ cries bishop after crime wave in Mexican border town 

Jun 25, 2021

In the midst of the crime wave hitting Reynosa, Mexico, the bishop of Matamoros has cried out “no more violence”... Read more

Bishop Michael Sheridan of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs bishop calls for prayers after deadly shooting

May 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

The bishop of Colorado Springs called Catholics to prayer on Monday after a local shooter killed seven people, including himself,... Read more

St. Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo

Diocese of Buffalo drafting parish grouping plan

May 10, 2021

The Diocese of Buffalo is preparing to draft a plan for regrouping parishes, with a finalized plan due in September.  Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Guayaquil in Ecuador on July 6, 2015.

Pope Francis calls for 'gestures of peace' in wake of mosque attacks

Mar 17, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis called for gestures of peace to oppose hatred and violence Sunday in the wake of attacks on two... Read more

Pope Francis and a cross during the Stations of the Cross at the Coliseum in Rome, Italy on April 3, 2015.

Pope Francis voices sorrow for 'devastating' Florida school attack

Feb 15, 2018

By Elise Harris

On Thursday, Pope Francis assured his spiritual closeness to all those affected by a deadly shooting at a Florida high... Read more