- Jan 25, 2020
U.S. Sens. Benjamin Cardin and Christopher Van Hollen, both Maryland Democrats, joined Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore and other local faith leaders to call for increased federal funding to strengthen security at religious sites amid a recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks.
The U.S. bishops share many of the same priorities with victims of the mass shooting in Parkland when it comes to gun legislation.
International leaders have raised their voices over the deaths of more than 30 people in mass shootings over the weekend in the United States, with several in both Mexico and Italy condemning racism and calling for stricter gun policies.
Catholic leaders react to President Trump’s response to America’s gun crisis.
A long-time political promise of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to liberalize the country’s gun laws is being opposed by the country’s Catholic bishops.