Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By CNA Daily News - Europe (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Church leaders pray for peace following stabbings in Birmingham, England

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


CNA Staff, Sep 7, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Catholic and Anglican leaders in Birmingham, England, said they were praying for peace Monday after an attack that left one person dead and seven others injured. 

In a joint statement Sept. 7, Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham and his Anglican counterpart, the Rt. Rev. David Urquhart, said their thoughts were with those who were stabbed in the city in the early hours of Sunday morning.

“We pray also for their families and friends — and for the emergency services and for all that they are called to do in response to these shocking events,” they said.

West Midlands Police announced Sept. 7 that they had arrested a man, 27, on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder in connection with the stabbings. 

The police declared a major incident after the attacks, which took place at four locations in the city over a period of 90 minutes. They launched a manhunt, but said there was no indication that the attacks were terror-related, motivated by hate crime or connected to gangs.

A 23-year-old man died, and a 19-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman suffered critical injuries. Five others, aged 23 to 33, were treated in hospital. Two of them were later discharged. 

“At this time when the health and well-being of the people of our city is already uppermost in our minds, we pray that all who live and work in Birmingham and those who visit can be reassured about the safety of our popular city,” the Catholic archbishop and the Anglican bishop of Birmingham said in their joint statement.

“Birmingham is a great city and it is shaped by many diverse communities working together and overcoming challenges and differences. We cherish and pray for its peace today.”



Source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/church-leaders-pray-for-peace-following-stabbings-in-birmingham-england-29589/


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com

Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com


Get our Free Ebook, "Suppressed Health Secrets"  with  Natural Cures THEY don't want you to know!

Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Organic Hemp Extract (CBD) - Full Spectrum high CBD (3300mg) hemp extract eases stiff joints, relieves stress and more!
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Immusist Beverage Concentrate - Proprietary blend, formulated to reduce inflammation while hydrating and oxygenating the cells.

Report abuse
Loading...
Loading...

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

MOST RECENT
Load more ...

SignUp

Login

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.