The Culture of Death and Mass Shootings

Dear Editor: I just had the opportunity to read the Tablet from Aug.17, and was struck by the article by Christopher White (“Going Beyond Guns,” Aug. 17) examining the factors motivating gun violence in the U.S.

‘Crosses for Losses’ Aim to Bring Comfort at Scenes of Mass Shootings

Greg Zanis, a carpenter by trade from Aurora, Illinois, has traveled around the country for more than 20 years to place white wooden crosses in memory of shooting victims, and after the mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 in El Paso and in Dayton, Ohio, his signature crosses are now in those cities.

Bishop DiMarzio’s Statement on Mass Shootings in Texas, Ohio

This weekend, 30 innocent people simply going about their lives were killed in mass shootings in both Texas and Ohio. We pray for all the victims and survivors, their families, and communities, that the Lord will comfort them during this terrible time.

After Shootings, Sacramento Bishop Says Good Neighbors Can Restore Peace

Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, California, asked people to “invest” in being good neighbors and help restore peace after six people were fatally wounded in the worst mass shooting in California’s sixth largest city, which also left at least 12 people injured April 3.