SACC horrified at attack on Verulam mosque

Media Release

 

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) is horrified at the brutal attack on a mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal yesterday, and condemns this violent act in the harshest possible terms.

“Such ruthlessness has no place in South Africa, let alone in a religious context. We are horrified that such an execution can be practiced in this environment. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the deceased, and those currently in hospital,” said Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana, SACC General Secretary.

We call for speedy apprehension of the perpetrators and ask all South Africans to offer a prayer, as the Verulam Muslim community comes together today.

 

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