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Philadelphia Archbishop Condemns ‘Mortal Sin of Racism’ After Buffalo Shooting

Scott OlsonMourners light candles at a makeshift memorial outside of a Tops grocery store on May 16 in Buffalo, New York. A gunman opened fire at the store May 14, killing 10 people and wounding another three. Police have said the attack was motivated by racial hatred.

The Knights of Peter Claver, the largest historically African American Catholic lay organization in the U.S., said racism is neither pro-life nor Christian and ‘is not of God. Racism and hatred are tools used by the Devil.’