The Trump administration reclassified Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism Jan. 11, 2021, five years after the island nation was removed from that list.
Churches were asked to chime their bells at 3 p.m. in an act of mourning for three people who were killed in Nice’s Notre Dame Basilica in France.
Archbishop Caccia’s Oct. 12 address to the Sixth Committee of the U.N. General Assembly called for absolute condemnation of terrorists.
Nigerian bishops appealed to the government to stop the killings in southern Kaduna state.
Catholic bishops from around the U.S. were quick to condemn the April 27 attack on a Jewish community gathered at a synagogue near San Diego, which left one person dead and three others injured.
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has blamed the country’s authorities for the security lapse he claims could have prevented Easter bombings, in which the death toll surpassed 320.
Authorities named the group April 22 and said 24 people had been arrested in connection with eight bombings that left at least 290 people dead and more than 500 injured.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops termed as “a great evil” the Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka targeting the country’s minority Christian community as worshippers packed three churches.