IOCC Saddened Over Tragic Shooting In Orlando, Florida
June 13, 2016
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is grieved and saddened over the tragic mass shooting that occurred this weekend in Orlando, Florida. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of the 50 victims who lost their lives, and pray for the recovery of dozens more who were injured in the attack. IOCC is in contact with the local Orthodox Church community and members of its Orthodox Frontline, and stands ready to offer its assistance during this difficult time.
May God's mercy and healing be granted upon all those who are suffering as a result of this horrific crime,
And may His Love strengthen and guide all efforts to eliminate hatred and violence, and to advance reconciliation and peaceful coexistence among all people.