Religious Doctrine And The Orlando Shootings04:52
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Crosses, one for each victim, line a walkway as a memorial to those killed in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting a few blocks from the club, early Friday, June 17, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (David Goldman/AP)
Crosses, one for each victim, line a walkway as a memorial to those killed in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting a few blocks from the club, early Friday, June 17, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (David Goldman/AP)
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It isn't clear how much of a role religion played in Sunday’s shooting massacre at a gay Orlando nightclub. Religious leaders have expressed solidarity with the LGBT community. But Tim Padgett from Here & Now contributor WLRN in Miami reports that in most cases, their faith doctrines condemn homosexuality.

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Note: An earlier version of this radio report mistakenly quoted Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. The person speaking was CAIR's Executive Director Nihad Awad. We regret the error.

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Tim Padgett, correspondent at WLRN covering Latin America and the Caribbean. He tweets @TimPadgett2.

This segment aired on June 17, 2016.

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