Articles on this issue "murder"
"Racism is not merely one sin among many; it is a radical evil that divides the human family"
The president of the US bishops' conference joined others around the nation in expressing his grief and sorrow over a shooting that claimed the lives of nine people at a Bible study at the …read more
A Nigerian Catholic priest has been killed in an attempted robbery. FatherGoodwill Onyekaof the Diocese of Oyo, along with hisyounger brother, Onyeka Obi, diedthe evening of June 1 on the way …read more
Below is the telegram Pope Francis sent today for the university tragedy in Kenya: *** His Eminence Cardinal John Njue President of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops Nairobi Deeply …read more
The Islamic State has shown a video documenting the alleged ‘conversion’ of an Assyrian Christians to Islam, reported Fides. On the websites under IS control, their militants have posted the …read more
Just before the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, well-known German historian Michael Hesemann announced the discovery of 2000 pages of hitherto unpublished …read more
Tanzanian police have stated that a one-year-old African albino boy has been kidnapped and mutilated. According to Fides, this murder has raised widespread indignation among Tanzanians who …read more
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A young priest was shot dead Wednesday evening and another was critically injured during a burglary at a Catholic church in Phoenix, Arizona. Father Kenneth Walker, 28, associate pastor of …read more
The emeritus archbishop of Lahore has called the “honour killing" of a pregnant mother at the hands of her family an “evil practice” that “has no place in a modern democratic society” where …read more
The Catholic community in England is expressing their sadness and dismay after the murder of a Catholic school teacher in Leeds, England. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of …read more
Church leaders in the Central African Republic have decried the Good Friday murder of a priest by a group of armed men. Father Christ Forman Wilibona, a priest for the Diocese of Bossangoa, …read more
A Christian human rights campaignerwho leftPakistanhas describedhow he received death threats while pursuing justice for his murdered brother. Dr. Paul Bhatti gave an impassioned plea on …read more
In 2009, both North and South America reported a total of 12 murders of Catholic missionaries, the Vatican's Fides agency stated. The list of missionaries killed on active duty last year was …read more
Italian Father Ruggero Ruvoletto was murdered Saturday morning in his parish of St. Evelina on the outskirts of Manaus, in northeastern Brazil. After the initial reconstructions, the police …read more