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Blase Cardinal Cupich of Chicago

After police officer's shooting death, Cardinal Cupich urges 'commitment to protecting life'

Blase Cardinal Cupich of Chicago condemned Wednesday the rising levels of gun violence in the city of Chicago and called... Read more

A 2018 demonstration organized by Teens for Gun Reform, an organization of students in the Washington DC area.

What the Church does - and does not - teach about gun control 

Jordan Anchondo and her husband, Andre were shopping for school supplies for their five-year-old last Saturday morning at a Walmart... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Holy See press office, March 25, 2014.

Archbishop Chaput: Look deeper than symptoms to solve mass violence

Gun control laws alone will not stop mass shootings effectively, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, said in a column written... Read more

Bishop David. M. O'Connell.

‘How many times can our hearts break?’ Bishop of Trenton asks after shooting

The Bishop of Trenton condemned gun violence and called for prayer in a statement following a shooting early Sunday that... Read more

A February demonstration organized by Teens for Gun Reform, an organization of students in the Washington DC area.

How some Catholic schools approached the National School Walkout over guns

On Wednesday, thousands of students throughout the United States walked out of classrooms as part of National School Walkout, a... Read more

Demonstrators from Teens for Gun Reform, an organization of students in the Washington DC area created in the wake of February's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Bishops call for ‘common-sense gun measures’ after Florida school shooting

In the aftermath of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17... Read more

Bishop Frank Dewane, CNA file photo

Shootings demonstrate need for gun control, USCCB says

In response to mass shootings in Las Vegas, Nevada and the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Spring, Texas, the United... Read more

How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

When Monsignor Robert Weiss gathered with parents in Connecticut, after 11 children were killed in a nearby shooting, the room... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan prays at the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly.

Cardinal Dolan finds common ground with Obama on guns

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York highlighted President Barack Obama's “call for sensible steps on gun control,” noting that... Read more