After a spate of shootings across the country, a U.S. bishop has said that offering thoughts and prayers after a tragedy, though necessary, is not a sufficient response to the issue of gun violence that plagues the nation.
In the midst of increasing gun violence across the country, Catholic leaders are looking for answers.
Officer Eric Talley, an 11-year veteran of the Boulder Police Department, was the first to arrive at the scene of a mass shooting at a King Soopers grocery store the afternoon of March 22 and the first of 10 to be killed at the store.
Manuel and Patricia Oliver are Catholics whose lives were changed forever on Feb. 14, 2018, their son, Joaquin, 17, was killed. The couple talked with The Tablet about his son, the Parkland shootings, and their play in remembrance of him.
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.