“Prayer that leads to action” is needed to counter a bewildering rise in mass shootings and gun violence, said Atlanta Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer.
As a small Texas community grapples with a mass shooting, a Catholic parish is turning to prayer and trust in God. “God is with us amid evil,” said Deacon Larry Terrell of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cleveland, Texas, May 1
The group organized a three-mile-long human chain that drew more than 8,000 people and ended at the capitol to urge the Legislature to take steps to address gun violence.
Medina admitted to the killing, said District Attorney George Gascón during a Feb. 22 press conference.
German police were searching for a possible motive after a shooter opened fire March 9 at the place of worship, killing at least seven people, including an unborn baby.
On March 2, police arrested Keontay Holliman-Peoples, 25, in the death of Sterling and he was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and other counts.
Once again, the country is mourning “the loss of human lives due to an act of violence,” Bishop Barry C. Knestout said in a Nov. 14 statement.
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