JUST IN | President Obama, Pope Francis Condemn Orlando Nightclub Massacre
Pope Francis has condemned the shooting incident which occurred at a Florida gay nightclub killing at least 50.
The Vatican says Pope Francis is expressing the “deepest feelings of horror and condemnation” over the massacre.
Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi says the pontiff denounces the “homicidal folly and senseless hatred.”
He added that Francis joins the families of victims and injured in the Sunday massacre in “prayer and compassion.”
Meanwhile President Obama has condoled with the families of victims affected in the massacre. He described the incident as horrible, describing the shooter as a man “filled with hatred.”
He said the attack was an attack on all Americans.
“No act of hate or terror will change who we are or the values that make us Americans”, he said.
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