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  • Texas bishops call Austin bomb attacks “appalling”

    Texas bishops call Austin bomb attacks “appalling”

    • Mar 21, 2018

    A series of explosions in central Texas are “appalling” according to a joint message issued by the bishops of Austin and San Antonio, where the attacks have occurred.

  • Pope Francis mourns ‘senseless violence’ of Texas shooting and sends condolences

    • Nov 7, 2017

    Following the latest incident of gun violence in America, Pope Francis has sent his condolences to the victims of the Sutherland Springs mass shooting in Texas, saying he is “deeply grieved” by the “senseless violence.” On Sunday, a 26-year old gunman entered into a Baptist Church and killed 26 people during the service. The tragedy has prompted Catholic bishops from around the United States to speak out against gun violence.

  • Bishops say church shooting confirms ‘fundamental problem’ in America

    • Nov 5, 2017

    In the wake of a shooting at a Baptist church in Texas that reportedly has left at least 20 people dead, the U.S. bishops called it “holy ground” and said the incident confirms a “fundamental problem” in America. Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of Antonio tweeted that “Our Baptist brethren need us.”

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