Hamburg churches commemorate Jehovah’s Witnesses killings

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Hamburg churches held an ecumenical service on Sunday to commemorate those killed 10 days ago when a man opened fire at a Jehovah’s Witness place of worship. In the attack on March 9, a man, identified as Philipp F under German privacy laws, killed four men, two women, a 7-month old foetus and himself. “We want to set a sign for peace, which we believe will triumph and that it is stronger in the end,” said Hamburg’s Catholic Archbishop of Hamburg Stefan Heße at the opening of the commemoration. “The bleaker the prospects for peace may be, the more insistent and the more resolute must be our ho…

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