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Nov 11, 2020 - 05:32 pm .- A conflict between the Ethiopian government and the government of Ethiopia’s Tigray region must halt immediately, or it will destroy more lives and turn the country into a “failure,” Ethiopia’s Catholic bishops have said.
Sep 10, 2020 - 07:00 am .- An Italian bishop spoke this week about a “climate of violence” after a 21-year-old man was beaten to death in a town south of Rome.
Sep 7, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Catholic and Anglican leaders in Birmingham, England, said they were praying for peace Monday after an attack that left one person dead and seven others injured.
Aug 19, 2020 - 04:04 pm .- The Colombian Bishops’ Conference appealed for peace following two brutal massacres of young people last week in the country. In an August 18 statement, the bishops expressed their “deep grief and concern” over the killings.
Jul 27, 2020 - 03:20 pm .- The archbishop of Portland, Oregon is urging Catholics to learn about and study how to respond to the sin of racism, while at the same time condemning the violence accompanying many of the protests in the city for the past two months.
Jan 14, 2020 - 06:48 pm .- Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore joined two U.S. senators and several religious leaders this week in calling for additional federal funding for security measures at religious sites in the U.S.
Jan 3, 2020 - 05:05 pm .- During his homily for Mass on Wednesday, Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland urged Catholics not to tolerate “any kind” of religious prejudice, following a spate of violent attacks against Jews and Christians in the U.S. during December.
Jan 3, 2020 - 12:33 am .- The past decade saw troubling levels of violence against children, with some 45 children seeing their rights “gravely violated” each day during the 2010s, a new report from the United Nations said.
Dec 30, 2019 - 07:01 am .- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.
Dec 5, 2019 - 12:09 am .- Following the death of more than a dozen Christians in a church shooting over the weekend, a Burkina Faso bishop said Western governments have a responsibility to stop the flow of weapons to militants in the region.
Nov 20, 2019 - 12:16 am .- Bishops and Catholic leaders from West Africa concluded a two-day meeting last week by reaffirming their commitment to work for an end to the violence plaguing the region.
Nov 15, 2019 - 11:03 am .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has encouraged the community to pray for victims of a shooting at a high school in southern California, where two people were killed Thursday morning.
Oct 25, 2019 - 12:38 am .- As violence continues to plague parts of Mexico, one priest in the country stressed the importance of strong families in overcoming the drug trade and establishing peace.
Oct 18, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- Following hours of heavy fighting in a city in Northern Mexico as officials detained and then released the son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the local church called for prayers for peace.
Sep 24, 2019 - 05:13 pm .- Archbishop Hipólito Reyes Larios of Xalapa in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, decried “shameful corruption” in the country and called for a deep reform that begins with conversion.
Sep 4, 2019 - 05:29 pm .- The secretary general of the Colombian bishops' conference has deplored the assassination of Karina García, a mayoral candidate in the country's southwest, and called for an end to the bloodshed in the country.
Aug 30, 2019 - 12:53 am .- The Archdiocese of Xalapa in Mexico called for peace after a massacre at a night club in the town of Coatzacoalcos claimed 26 lives on Tuesday night.
Aug 22, 2019 - 12:12 am .- As massive protests continue in Hong Kong, one student leader says Catholics have an important role to play in encouraging demonstrators to remain peaceful in asserting their demands.
Jul 31, 2019 - 10:17 am .- After a shooting at a food festival in California on Sunday in which the gunman killed three people and injured 15, the US bishops' representative for domestic justice called for legislation to prevent such losses.
Jul 26, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- The Colombian bishops' conference has expressed its support for Friday's national march against the murders of social work leaders, citing the sanctity of human life and urging national reconciliation.

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