Gun Violence

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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’

Amanda Gorman releases new poem in the wake of Uvalde massacre

Amanda Gorman tackles school shootings and gun control in her latest poem, as the US reels from two mass shootings in a 10-day span.

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 victim of the Buffalo massacre laid to rest

The youngest victim of the Buffalo that one week ago claimed the lives of 10 African Americans was buried this weekend in Syracuse.

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.
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