Pope condemns Strasbourg terrorist attack, expresses compassion for victims
December 14, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The papal telegram, written in French, was addressed to Strasbourg’s archbishop. On December 11, a terrorist, shouting “Allahu akbar” (Allah is great), killed three and injured 13 during an attack on the Christmas market in front of Strasbourg Cathedral (photograph). Strasbourg is a city of 275,000 in eastern France and headquarters of the European Parliament, which Pope Francis visited in 2014.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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