Posts Tagged ‘Terror attacks’

Christchurch imam suggests France copy NZs post-terror attack response

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

A Christchurch imam wants France’s president to take a lesson from New Zealand’s response to extremist violence. Imam Gamal Fouda spoke out after two beheadings and the murders of three people at a Catholic church in Nice. The attacks are abhorrent and contradict “the tolerant teachings of Islam and all good human values,” he says. Read more

Pope dismayed by “deplorable” acts of violence

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Pope Francis, during his Wednesday General Audience, said his thoughts and prayers were with the innocent victims of hatred and terror that have bloodied European soil. Holding his in the library of the Apostolic Palace, the pope described the violence in Nice and Vienna as “deplorable acts that aim to compromise fraternal collaboration between religions”. Read more

Pope praying for the families of terror attack victims

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Pope Francis says he is praying for the families of the three people killed at Nice’s Notre Dame cathedral last week. He is asking the Lord to bring them comfort and he commends the victims to God’s mercy. The attack, one of two at churches in France last week was attributed to Muslim extremists. It Read more