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The United Church of Canada is profoundly saddened and outraged at the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: "The United Church of Canada denounces such acts of terror perpetrated in the name of religion as well as the rhetoric and worldviews that makes them possible.... We offer our prayers that together we may build a world where all are treated with dignity and respect." Read the full statement here:  Statement on Attack on Tree of Life Synagogue

Moderator Richard Bott has also written a prayer in response to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue on his Facebook page.  Read the prayer here:  Prayer for Tree of Life Synagogue

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