USCCB President Reacts to "Unspeakable Violence in Orlando; Offers Prayers for the Victims

June 12, 2016 By Public Affairs Office

 A statement fromArchbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville
President of theUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops

WASHINGTON—Waking up to the unspeakable violence in Orlando reminds usof how precious human life is. Ourprayers are with the victims, their families and all those affected by thisterrible act. The merciful love of Christ calls us to solidarity with thesuffering and to ever greater resolve in protecting the life and dignity ofevery person.