Catholic Conference of Ohio
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Issues - Catholic Conference of Ohio

Disaster Response

Church Calls for Prayers, Reflection, Civility and Dialogue

USCCB President calls us to "Gather at the Cross" in the wake of the assassination of Dallas police officers

The assassination of Dallas police officers last night was an act of unjustifiable evil. To all people of good will, let us beg for the strength to resist the hatred that blinds us to our common humanity. To my brothers and sisters in Christ, let us gather at the Cross of Jesus. Our Savior suffered at the hands of humanity's worst impulses, but He did not lose hope in us or in His heavenly father. Love overcomes evil. [More]

Intercessary Prayer
Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati

 "For an end to hatred and division; for those killed by violence in recent events in our country; for the wisdom and desire to seek ways of love and respect for one another; for law enforcement officers who seek to maintain safety on our streets; and for a true commitment to overcome division in America.  We pray to the Lord."