Archbishop Gomez issues statement on mass shooting in Thousand Oaks

At least 13 people were killed and 11 wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a country dance bar in Thousand Oaks on the night of Nov. 8

At least 13 people were killed and 11 wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a country dance bar in Thousands Oaks the night of Wednesday, November 8.  In a statement issued early Thursday morning, Archbishop of Los Angeles José H. Gomez expressed his sorrow and called for prayers for the victims and all those affected by the mass shooting. His full statement reads as … [Read more...]

“We must not be afraid to come together”

Fresno Bishop Armando Ochoa responds to fatal shooting at St. Alphonsus Parish, asks: "Are we safe in our sacred spaces?"

We now stand in the wake of another random act of violence that took place in the parking lot of St. Alphonsus Church in Fresno. Two adults were shot and killed. Following the incident, the shooter took his own life in another location. A very serious question is being raised by many – Are we safe in our sacred spaces? As people of faith, history reminds us that the Church has … [Read more...]

Fresno diocese responds to April 18 shooting spree

"An incomprehensible depth of hatred carried in the heart of one man"

The following is a response from Diocese of Fresno to the shootings that occurred on April 18: In less than three minutes, three lives were taken for no apparent reason beyond an incomprehensible depth of hatred carried in the heart of one man. Scripture states: “Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. Anyone who loves … [Read more...]

Democrat: no moment of silence for San Bernardino

It's gun control or nothing

The following comes from a December 4 Breitbart article by Joel B. Pollak: Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), who represents southern San Francisco and San Mateo County, has announced that she will boycott any moments of silence for the victims of the San Bernardino terror attack, reinforcing a new left-wing talking point. “I’m not going to stand up for a moment of silence again … [Read more...]