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Pope 'heart broken' over Texas school shooting

Francis demands action on arms control

(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 25 - Pope Francis said Wednesday that he was devastated by the news that an 18-year-old gunman had killed 19 children and two adults in a shooting rampage in a school in Texas and called for action on arms control.
    "My heart is broken over the massacre at the elementary school in Texas," the Argentine pontiff said at the end of his weekly general audience.
    "I pray for the children and adults who have been killed and their families.
    "It's time to say no more to the indiscriminate traffic of arms.
    "Let's all take action so that these tragedies do not happen again". (ANSA).


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