“Prayer that leads to action” is needed to counter a bewildering rise in mass shootings and gun violence, said Atlanta Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer.
After multiple mass shootings, Atlanta archbishop calls for ‘prayer that leads to action’
Outpouring of grief, prayers as Lunar New Year shooting leaves 10 dead
“With the whole family of God here in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, I am praying for the victims of this violence,” Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez said in a statement following a mass shooting that left 10 people dead and at least 10 more wounded in Monterey Park, California, late Jan. 21.
San Antonio archbishop: Migrants are often abandoned, stripped of identity
In recent days, the archbishop has walked through the rawness of helping a community heal from two major heartbreaks: the killing of 19 defenseless fourth-graders in a mass shooting and a group of dehydrated men and women found dead or dying of heat stroke inside a trailer.
Survivor of monastery shooting says answer to violence is ‘to grow in love’
Father Reichert believes, “One thing we can do is pray,” and “God is love, and we need love to replace the evil that is in our lives.”
Photos of the Week: June 1, 2021
In the spotlight: Memorial Day, California shooting, super moon, Congo volcano
Parkland survivors, U.S. bishops have much in common on gun violence
After the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 14, 2018 — this century’s Valentine’s Day Massacre — students who survived the attack have made the case for stricter gun laws, organizing under the banner March for Our Lives.
Pope Francis joins prayers for victims of bloody weekend in U.S.
Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio on Aug. 3 and 4.