Posts Tagged ‘Orlando’

Guns to blame, not religion, says Key

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Prime Minister John Key says the United States should be asking itself tough questions about gun control after the Orlando shootings rather than leaping into anti-Muslim rhetoric. Mr Key said he hoped anti-Muslim comments such as those by presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump would not escalate the situation. “This is the time for the Read more

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