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Pope Prays for Victims of Attack Against Synagogue in Halle, Germany

After Shooting Leaving Two People Dead on Yom Kippur, Francis Prays for Our Jewish Brothers

Pope Francis has remembered in prayer the victims of the attack on the Synagogue in Halle, Germany.

According to Vatican News, the Pontiff did so at the end of the 6th General Congregation of the Synod on Amazonia, when he opened the day of work praying for our “Jewish brothers on the day of Yom Kippur.

As Jewish people observed the Jewish day of fast and expiation, on Oct. 9, 2019, which follows the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah, an attack took place against the Synagogue of Halle, in Eastern Germany, leaving two dead.

 

About Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is a Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in four languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, at times from the papal flight, and has done television and radio commentary, including for Vatican Radio and BBC. She is a contributor to National Catholic Register, UK Catholic Herald, Our Sunday Visitor, Inside the Vatican, and other Catholic news outlets. She has also collaborated with the Vatican in various projects, including an internship at the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, and is a collaborator with NBC Universal, NBC News, Euronews, and EWTN. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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