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Statement of Archbishop Lori on Tragedy in Sandy Hook, Connecticut

Archbishop Lori Previously Served as Bishop of Bridgeport, CT

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, issued the following statement from Rome upon learning of the tragedy in Sandy Hook, which is located in the Diocese of Bridgeport.

“I am profoundly saddened by this terrible tragedy and my heart goes out to the parents who lost their children and to a grieving community. I will continue to pray for all those affected by this unspeakable tragedy and I remember in a special way St. Rose of Lima Parish which I visited so often and remember with deep love and respect.”

Archbishop Lori served as Bishop of Bridgeport from 2001-2011.