- Jul 9, 2020
A gun buyback program at St. Sabina Church in Chicago produced at least 100 firearms.
Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, said Catholic clergy and lay leaders can play a role in bringing together people along the rural-urban divide to build understanding of the need for sensible policies that can end the scourge of gun violence.
The U.S. bishops share many of the same priorities with victims of the mass shooting in Parkland when it comes to gun legislation.
U.S. Catholic leaders discuss why they believe gun violence is prevalent in the country.
Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville decried “a crisis of gun violence” in the United States and asked Catholics in his diocese to come together to suggest ways to stop it.