A man in Nashville, Tenn., picks up debris near his business March 3, 2020, after a tornado hit the area. In the Nashville Diocese, people and parishes, as well as Catholic Charities of Tennessee, are balancing their response to the coronavirus with ongoing tornado recovery. (CNS photo/Harrison McClary, Reuters
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Theresa Laurence - Catholic News ServiceMarch 24, 2020
One of the chief concerns is how to provide counseling services to those who experienced the trauma of the tornado, followed by the anxiety surrounding COVID-19, when people are practicing social distancing and staying apart as much as possible.
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Theresa Laurence - Catholic News ServiceMarch 11, 2020
Bishop J. Mark Spalding has visited the affected pastors and churches in Nashville and offered prayers of support for all those suffering from the trauma of the disaster.
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Theresa Laurence - Catholic News ServiceMay 06, 2019
Don Johnson, set to be executed May 16 by the state of Tennessee for the brutal 1984 murder of his wife Connie Johnson, has several people in his corner advocating clemency for him.
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Theresa Laurence - Catholic News ServiceJuly 17, 2018
Bishops J. Mark Spalding of Nashville, Richard F. Stika of Knoxville and Martin D. Holley of Memphis have written to Gov. Bill Haslam urging him to "use your authority as governor to put an end to the fast-track executions planned" in the state of Tennessee in the upcoming months.
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Theresa Laurence - Catholic News ServiceApril 25, 2018
James Shaw Jr., the hero who disarmed the shooter of his AR-15 rifle, likely prevented even more people from being hurt or killed.
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Theresa Laurence - Catholic News ServiceJuly 20, 2017
Members of the Mayan Catholic diaspora now living all across the United States came together at a conference in Cookeville, Tennessee to celebrate their native culture and Catholic spirituality.