Posts Tagged ‘killings’

Pope expresses horror, pain at Orlando killings

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Pope Francis has expressed his deep feelings of horror and condemnation of the killings of at least 50 people in a nightclub in Orlando in Florida. In a statement released by the Vatican on Sunday, the killings were described as a “new manifestation of homicidal folly and senseless hatred”. The statement said Pope Francis joined Read more

Pope Francis condemns killing of nuns in Yemen

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Pope Francis has condemned the attack on a home for the elderly and disabled in Yemen that killed 16 people on Friday, including four nuns of the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In a message signed by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, Pope Francis called the attack an “act of senseless Read more