Terrorism

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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."
Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, pictured in an undated photo, was kidnapped in Yemen March 4, 2016, in an attack in which four Missionaries of Charity were killed. (CNS photo/courtesy of Salesians)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellSeptember 12, 2017
The government of Oman assisted in finding and rescuing Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil.
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Cardinal Parolin said he had seen the most recent video attributed to Islamic State in which the pope and Vatican are threatened.
President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Antonio De Loera-BrustAugust 22, 2017
An interview with Drew Christiansen, S.J.
A woman places a candle by floral tributes for the victims of an attack at Turku Market Square on Friday, in Turku, Finland, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellAugust 20, 2017
“We carry in our hearts the pain of the acts of terrorism that in these last days have caused numerous victims.”