- Feb 16, 2020
During a January visit with Vatican officials to report on the status of his diocese, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, mentioned to Pope Francis the tragic events that took place at home Aug. 3, 2019.
The frequency of attacks on houses of worship has faith leaders and law enforcement grappling with how to protect people when they are at their most vulnerable.
New Mexico’s top prosecutor wants to meet in the coming weeks with religious leaders from around the state to discuss hate-motivated violence.
Two Texas Catholic bishops offered words of condolence and prayers to the members and families of the victims of a church shooting in which two worshippers were killed.
Thousands of people attended the Dec. 17 funeral Mass for Detective Joseph Seals, the police officer fatally shot Dec. 10 at a cemetery in Jersey City just prior to the deadly attack at a kosher grocery store in the neighborhood.
Sacred Heart Catholic School in Jersey City remained closed Dec. 11, the day after gun battle involving two men around a kosher supermarket across the street from the school.