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Statement by Archbishop of York

Saturday 14th November 2015

The Archbishop of York issued the following statement regarding the Paris terror attack. His statement follows in full...

The Archbishop of York said:
"Our shock and sadness today must lead us to pray for all those affected by this evil and senseless violence. Our hearts go out to those bereaved or injured. We must pray earnestly that God will lead us into his paths of peace, resisting evil, and looking for every opportunity to build bridges of friendship and understanding in our communities today. And we need to remember that "To respond to violence with violence increases darkness on a night already void of stars" (Martin Luther King Jr)


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