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Jul 31, 2019 - 10:17 am .- After a shooting at a food festival in California on Sunday in which the gunman killed three people and injured 15, the US bishops' representative for domestic justice called for legislation to prevent such losses.
Jul 26, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- The Colombian bishops' conference has expressed its support for Friday's national march against the murders of social work leaders, citing the sanctity of human life and urging national reconciliation.
Jun 19, 2019 - 12:06 am .- Catholic leaders in Mexico have spoken out against continuing violence in the country and called on governmental authorities to focus on ending the violence and establishing stability and peace.
May 30, 2019 - 11:18 am .- With violence in Mexico on the rise, the Catholic Church has a role to play in achieving lasting peace, said a priest of Mexico City.
May 16, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Just one day after six Catholics were murdered by gunmen in Burkina Faso, four more Catholics were shot and killed in the northwest African country.
May 11, 2019 - 03:38 am .- When Fr. Gregory Bierbaum heard about the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, just two miles up the road, he drove to Rock Bottom, a restaurant where students who had escaped the school were gathering.
May 7, 2019 - 05:38 pm .- A college student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was arrested for assault after reportedly attacking the staff member of a pro-life group called “Created Equal” during an April 2 demonstration.
May 1, 2019 - 12:14 am .- As most Catholic churches remain closed across Sri Lanka, following the Easter bombings that claimed more than 250 lives, one parish in a small eastern village celebrated the ordination of a new priest on Tuesday.
Apr 29, 2019 - 05:48 pm .- One week after the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, authorities continue to seek those responsible for the violence, while enacting new security measures throughout the country.
Apr 17, 2019 - 04:17 pm .- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.
Jan 22, 2019 - 12:16 am .- As political protests in Zimbabwe have turned violent and even fatal, reportedly leaving at least 12 people dead, the bishops of the country have called for peaceful resolutions to the crisis.
Nov 29, 2018 - 12:45 am .- The bishops of the Central African Republic have set aside a day of mourning and a day of prayer for victims of ongoing violence in the country.
Nov 9, 2018 - 11:08 am .- Archbishop José Gomez offered prayers for victims of a shooting at a country dance hall this week, telling those present at a prayer vigil Thursday that even when we cannot understand senseless violence, we can trust in God’s love.  
Oct 27, 2018 - 12:05 pm .- “May God free us from fear and hatred, and sow peace in our lives, our communities, and in the world,” Bishop Zubik said Oct. 27.
Jul 7, 2018 - 03:22 am .- The Diocese of Fort Worth is removing signs notifying people that concealed and open carry of firearms are both banned on church property – but the policy against guns has not changed.
Jun 29, 2018 - 05:17 pm .- Various civil organizations in Mexico, including one dedicated to the philosophy of St. Thomas More, have urged politicians participating in the upcoming general election to re-establish peace and justice in the country.
Jun 28, 2018 - 03:22 pm .- The Archdiocese of Baltimore offered their prayers for the victims and first responders of a shooting at an Annapolis newspaper on Thursday afternoon.
Jun 22, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- Amid continued unrest in Nicaragua, Church leaders traveled to the city of Masaya Thursday to pray and appeal for peace.
Jun 22, 2018 - 12:21 pm .- A man convicted of the 2016 slayings of two religious sisters in Mississippi will not receive the death penalty and will instead spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Jun 21, 2018 - 04:14 pm .- As increased levels of violence in Mexico continue, the Mexican Bishops Conference has published a protocol guide to help prevent crimes against priests, religious and faithful in the country.