Terrorism

Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 01, 2017
“I call on the Lord that he may convert the hearts of the terrorist and free the world of hate and that crazy homicide that abuses the name of God to disseminate death.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 31, 2017
Cardinal Timothy Dolan said New York City is “stunned and horrified” by what police said was an act of terror on a Manhattan bicycle trail, in which at least eight people were killed and several more injured.
Men walk near destroyed buildings as thousands of Somalis gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn hundreds of victims at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Oct. 20. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeOctober 23, 2017
Mogadishu was rocked to its core on Oct. 14 by a truck bombing that left 358 dead and hundreds wounded. The missing are still being sifted for among the scorched rubble.
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Pope Francis prayed for the victims of a terrorist attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, that left hundreds dead and countless wounded in one of the deadliest attacks in the country's history.
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An Indian Catholic priest recounts how he kept his faith alive during his long captivity after his capture in a violent attack that also left four religious sisters dead.
An injured woman is led away following a blast caused by an improvised explosive device on a London Underground train Sept. 15. The blast injured more than a dozen people and is being treated as terrorism by police investigators. (CNS photo/Luke MacGregor, Reuters)
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Catholic News ServiceSeptember 15, 2017
Cardinal Nichols later issued a statement to express his horror at the fifth terrorist attack in the U.K. this year. "I am dismayed at yet another cowardly attack on innocent people, including young children, as they were commuting to work and school this morning."