Pope Francis Condemns Kano Mosque Bombing As ‘Extremely Serious Sin Against God’

Pope Francis Condemns Kano Mosque Bombing As ‘Extremely Serious Sin Against God’

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on November 30, 2014
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Pope Francis celebrates a Mass in the main square of the village of Castelgandolfo, the pontiffs' summer residence in the hills overlooking Rome, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. | AP/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Francis on Sunday, November 30, 2014 condemned the deadly attacks on a mosque in Kano as an “extremely serious sin against God”, in comments on the final day of his trip to Turkey.

The terror attack claimed more than 120 lives and left 270 others injured on Friday, November 28.

The attack on the Kano Central Mosque was carried out by at least two suicide bombers who blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers.

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