Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders in expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 31 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4.
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The bishop of El Paso, Texas, met with the families of those who were killed and wounded during the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart in the city where he serves, and in a statement following the meeting said his heart “was breaking,” after seeing up-close the human aftermath of the crime.
San Antonio Archbishop Condemns Trump’s ‘Hate and Racism’
One U.S. prelate has gone where none have dared to go before: Directly condemning President Donald Trump for racism. In a series of tweets on Monday evening, San Antonio’s Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller pleaded with Trump to “stop hate and racism, starting with yourself.”
Pope Francis Joins Prayers for Victims of Bloody Weekend in U.S.
Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4.