Archbishop Cupich Speaks Out on Paris Attacks

Archbischop Blase Cupich spoke out Sunday on the terror attacks in Paris that killed 129 and wounded over 350 others, offering prayers and condolences to the victims and all who are "sickened in heart" by the events that transpired Friday evening.

"It is worthy of note that those who sought to kill and terrorize have prompted by their cowardice a brave new commitment to the spirit of liberty, equality and fraternity that mark the French nation,"  Cupich said in a statement.

Chicagoans gathered at several vigils throughout the weekend at the Consulate General of France, paying respects to victims and showing solidarity with Paris, Chicago's sister city.

"Parisians comforted the wounded and grief stricken, opened their homes to the displaced and stranded and stood in lines to donate their blood to replace that spilled by the terrorists," added Cupich.

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