Newly installed Colorado Archbishop and nearly two dozen priests offer memorial Mass for dead and injured theater goers and their families

Aurora, Colo., Jul 20, 2012 / 08:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily following a July 20 mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila reminded a crowd of faithful that though there is evil in the world, there is also mercy.

“Sin, evil and death do not have the last word,” he said, citing Jesus’ victory over death through his resurrection.

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Editor’s note: This is the Catholic Church at its best, doing precisely what it should be doing, at exactly the right time and place. God bless the newly installed Archbishop … all the priests who concelebrated the Mass with him … all those who participated … and of course, all the dead and injured!

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