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Pope Francis ‘Deeply Saddened’ by Shooting at Prague University

Michal Krumphanzl
Candles lit in front of the Karolinum for the victims of the shooting from the previous day at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in Prague, Czech Republic, on December 22, 2023. Twenty-four-year-old student shot dead 14 people and wounded 25 others at the school.

The shooting on Thursday was the first-ever school shooting in the Czech Republic and the worst mass shooting in the country’s history, according to the Associated Press.