Friday’s tragic events in two Mosques in New Zealand is deeply shocking and has caused us all great pain. As people of faith, we lock arms in solidarity with all those affected by this heinous crime. We share in remembrance and prayer for the deceased, the injured, their families and all those who have suffered hurt today. We remember particularly the Muslim community in New Zealand, around the world and in Scotland. Through expressions of reassurance and resolute support, we stand shoulder to shoulder.
Imam Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi, Director-General of the Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society
Rt Rev Susan Brown, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Rev Dr George J Whyte, Principal Clerk of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Very Rev Professor Iain Torrance, Former Moderator of the Church of Scotland
The Most Revd Mark Strange, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness
Rev Dr David A Pickering, Moderator, The National Synod of Scotland