Crime

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Holy Rosary-St John Catholic Church in Columbus robbed of A/C units

A predominantly African-American parish in Columbus, Ohio has been robbed of its air-conditioning units, the latest in a string of thefts and vandalisms at Catholic churches around the country. Holy Rosary-St John, a 123-year-old institution in the city’s Old Oaks Historic District, announced the news on Friday afternoon, noting

1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Xavier University of Louisiana on Tuesday

NEW ORLEANS — A grandmother of 15 was shot and killed outside of a graduation ceremony Tuesday morning at Xavier University of Louisiana, the nation’s Catholic HBCU, the latest in a string of deadly shootings around the country. Two other victims were injured in the incident, which occurred near XULA’

Black Catholic leaders speak out on Uvalde shooting

The latest US mass shooting occurred Tuesday in Texas, the worst since Sandy Hook in 2012. Black Catholics around the country—and the pope—have responded.

Black Catholic clergy speak out on White Supremacist massacre in Buffalo

A number of African-American priests and bishops have lent their voices to the chorus condemning the racist shootings in upstate New York last weekend.

UPDATED: Catholic professor from Notre Dame cited in Buffalo shooter's manifesto

The 180-page White Supremacist manifesto that preceded the deadly shooting in Buffalo cited a White Catholic professor from one of the nation's most prestigious Catholic universities.

Opinion: American Catholic bishops owe us more in response to anti-Black terrorism

US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.

Catholic bishops react to White terrorism attack in Buffalo

Following a deadly mass shooting targeting African Americans in upstate New York, Catholic bishops respond—drawing mixed reactions.
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