- Dec 9, 2019
Reacting to “the horrific mass shooting” that took place early Dec. 6 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Bishop William A. Wack of Pensacola–Tallahassee said the “tragedy in our diocese is truly heartbreaking.”
Catholic bishops from around the U.S. were quick to condemn the April 27 attack on a Jewish community gathered at a synagogue near San Diego, which left one person dead and three others injured.
Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man just inside the doors of a church during Palm Sunday services in northwest Nebraska.
Jamie Schmidt, 53, died late Nov. 19, the victim of a shooting at a Catholic Supply store in west St. Louis County earlier that day. She was transported to a hospital, where she died later that evening.
After a gunman barged into a southern California bar late Wednesday evening killing twelve individuals, Archbishop José Gómez decried the “horrible violence” and issued a call for peace.
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed “closeness” to Pittsburgh and its Jewish community after a shooting that left 11 people dead.