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The scene outside a Catholic church in Istanbul, Turkey, where a reported armed attack took place on Jan. 28, 2024.

One person killed in shooting at Catholic church in Istanbul, manhunt underway

Jan 28, 2024

By Courtney Mares

Bishop Massimiliano Palinuro, the apostolic vicar of Istanbul, told EWTN News on Jan. 28 that a parishioner was killed “during... Read more

Flames rise from the car and a bus, set alight at the junction of Bachelors Walk and the O'Connell Bridge, in Dublin on Nov. 23, 2023, as people took to the streets following the stabbings earlier in the day.

Dublin archbishop responds to stabbing of 3 children that sparked violent riots

Nov 24, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Archbishop Dermot Farrell has asked people to join him in praying for the injured, which includes a 5-year-old girl who... Read more

The El Paso Police Department said in a July 28, 2023, news release that it had arrested 27-year-old El Paso resident Isaac Jordan Soto-Olivarez in connection with a July 17, 2023, vandalism incident at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas.

Police arrest man accused of vandalizing El Paso Catholic church

Jul 28, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Diocese of El Paso said it was “grateful to the El Paso Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation... Read more

A male suspect grabs sidewalk counselor Mike Gribbin outside of a Washington, D.C., Planned Parenthood clinic July 22, 2023.

Police investigate alleged attack on pro-lifers outside DC Planned Parenthood

Jul 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A pro-life sidewalk counselor told CNA that he was punched repeatedly and knocked to the ground. Read more

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Ugandan diocese observes five-day prayer for victims of secondary school attack

Jun 27, 2023

By Jude Atemanke

On June 16, suspected members of the Allied Democratic Forces reportedly attacked the school, killing some 41 people, including 38... Read more

Alfa Illescas, 44, was arrested and charged in connection with the June 10, 2023, vandalism at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Miami.

Woman charged with vandalizing Miami Catholic church, desecrating altar

Jun 13, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

According to police, Alfa Illescas, 44, was caught on security cameras spray-painting the words “perverts,” “pigs,” and “liars” on the... Read more

Less than a week after being violently attack outside of a Baltimore Planned Parenthood on May 26, 2023, Dick Schafer, 80, returned to the abortion facility to continue his pro-life work.

Brutal attack does not keep two Baltimore pro-life advocates from their work

Jun 7, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Less than a week after being attacked outside Planned Parenthood, two elderly pro-life activists returned to continue their work promoting... Read more

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Two elderly pro-life activists beaten outside of Baltimore Planned Parenthood

May 30, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

According to witnesses cited in the police report, the unidentified suspect attacked a 73-year-old man and an 80-year-old man after... Read more

Police stand near the site of a van attack on a crowd of pedestrians in Muenster, Germany April 7, 2018.

Muenster bishop offers prayers for victims of van attack

Apr 7, 2018

Bishop Felix Genn of Muenster, Germany called for prayers Saturday, after a man drove a delivery vehicle into a crowd... Read more