- Dec 8, 2019
Several prayer services took place on Thursday in the Houses of Parliament in London, a day after a terrorist killed three people in an attack near the complex. The Catholic chaplain said “Westminster Parliament is like a village and, when something like this happens, everyone comes together.”
Austen Ivereigh says the people of London will be resilient in the face of another terrorist attack. He is confident they will respond by getting up, dusting off, mourning the dead and then getting on with their jobs.
Although African Catholic leaders gathered in Rome expressed immediate solidarity and revulsion over yesterday’s London terror attack, several also wondered why the world, including the global media, doesn’t express similar outrage over violence on their continent.
A suspected terrorist attack outside the seat of Parliament left four people dead, including the attacker, in London on Wednesday. The incident has led to an outpouring of support to the people of the United Kingdom.
Blanka Vlašić is a world champion high jumper who suffered a serious injury before the Rio Olympics and put her fate in God’s hands. She ended up winning the bronze medal, and then gave it to a Marian shrine back home in Croatia as a gesture of gratitude and faith.