St. Louis, Mo., Apr 11, 2023 / 13:45 pm
Archbishop Shelton Fabre of Louisville asked for prayers for those involved after an Easter Monday shooting at a bank in downtown Louisville, which left five people dead and at least eight others injured.
“My heart is heavy as we learn about another mass shooting, now in our own Louisville community,” Fabre said in a statement to The Record, the archdiocesan newspaper.
“Even with our Easter hope so recently renewed, we have been quickly reminded that we still live in the shadow of the cross, the cross of senseless violence.”
“For now, please join with me in praying for those who have died and for those who have been injured and for their families,” Fabre, who was installed as bishop just over a year ago, continued. “Let us also pray for all in our community as we deal with this tragedy.”