Fort Worth, Texas, Dec 31, 2019 / 12:49 pm America/Denver (CNA).
Catholic leaders in Texas offered prayers following a deadly shooting at a Christian church on Sunday morning.
“On behalf of the Catholic Community of the Diocese of Dallas, we extend heartfelt prayers for those affected by the shootings at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, TX,” said Bishop Edward Burns on Twitter.
“As people of faith, we know that sin, evil, suffering, and death will not have the last word,” he added.
Shortly before 11 a.m. on Sunday, a gunman opened fire at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, a few miles west of Fort Worth.
According to police, the gunman killed two people before members of the congregation shot and killed him.