Deadliest shooting in place of worship in U.S. history leaves 26 murdered
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Catholic Church stands “in unity” with the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and the larger community after a shooting during Sunday services took the lives of 26 people and injured several more.
A 14-year-old girl, Annabelle Pomeroy, was among the dead. Her father, Frank Pomeroy, is pastor of the church but he was not at the service.
A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside the church of a small South Texas community, in what the Texas governor called the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. The dead ranged in