Guns

Health service workers light candles during a vigil for coronavirus victims at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, on April 16. (Photo by John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2020)
Michael Rozier, S.J. June 25, 2020
As Americans mourn those lost to Covid, we should consider what we will consider the “new normal.” Michael Rozier, S.J., asks how we can avoid repeating our apparent desensitization to gun violence.
Catholic News Service April 21, 2020
"Such a tragic event, involving the meaningless death of so many of our fellow citizens, has shocked us all," he said, "adding more collective suffering to an already tragic time in our province, our country and our personal lives.
The Jan. 10 shooting shocked Mexico, where 13 years of drug cartel-driven violence has left more than 200,000 dead and approximately 65,000 missing.
Catholic News Service December 12, 2019
The school was placed on lockdown during the nearby attack. None of the students were hurt.
About 1,000 people from the parish of about 4,600 registered parishioners attended a Nov. 14 healing Mass the night of the shootings.
At the start of their meeting Nov. 11, the bishops raised pressing issues that included the priesthood shortage, gun violence and the need to provide support services for pregnant women.