Pope Francis condemns massacre at Florida nightclub

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis is expressing the “deepest feelings of horror and condemnation” over a massacre at a Florida nightclub that killed at least 50 people.

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 “prayer and compassion.”

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