Hundreds Comfort One Another, Grieve Together at Mass After Shooting

Hundreds of people gathered the evening of July 5 at Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park to offer one another comfort and grieve together in the wake of the mass shooting that killed seven people and injured dozens more at the community’s Independence Day parade.

U.S. Bishops Call For Change After ‘Repeated Acts of Violence’

In the wake of another mass shooting in the United States, multiple United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) committee chairmen are appealing to people from different walks of life to advocate against an increasing nationwide gun violence trend.

Church Leaders: Promote Culture Of Life to End Gun Violence

Lamenting a “culture of death” that exists in the U.S. after three mass shootings in less than a month, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio on June 8 spoke of the need for Catholics to be leaders in reinvigorating a culture of life.

Gov. Hochul Signs New Tougher Gun Laws

Gov. Kathy Hochul is expected to sign recently passed legislation Monday that will further toughen New York state’s already strict gun laws, most notably raising the legal age for someone to buy or possess a semi-automatic weapon from 18 to 21. 

God is Calling Us, Let Us Listen

More than a week after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, we are still in shock over the heinous act against innocent lives — 19 elementary school children and two teachers were slaughtered.

Tulsa Bishop Requests Prayers for Shooting Victims

Bishop David Konderla of the Diocese of Tulsa has requested prayer for all involved in a mass shooting at a medical office building near the city’s Saint Francis Hospital, which has left five dead, including the gunman.