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4 New Articles of the Catholic Church crying out for Gun Control after alleged Shooting at Florida High School


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The headline read: "Surprising response to the Parkland [the Florida high school] massacre." Chants of "No more guns!" erupt at a Florida vigil for the victims of the Parkland massacre. Why is that a surprise? After Florida, is the tide finally turning on gun control? Isn't that what was said after Sandy Hook?
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Faith Leaders Demand Gun Control After Florida School Shooting [VIDEO]
Catholic Cardinals Se├ín O'Malley, archbishop of Boston, and Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, called for gun control along with Sojourners magazine founder Jim Wallis, while another religious leader, Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, even went so far as to join those who bashed the idea of thoughts and ...
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Florida school shooting an act of 'horrifying evil,' says Miami archbishop
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called for prayer and healing. He urged all unite their ... Amid the outpouring of sympathyand calls for gun control and other action to stop mass shootings was a statement from the Sisters of Mercy.
Pope Assures Spiritual Closeness, Prayers to Victims of Deadly Florida School Shooting
15 letter addressed to Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, the Pope said he was “deeply saddened to learn of the tragic shooting” that took place yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Signed by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the letter assured ...

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