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Pope Francis prays for victims of Manchester attack

People pay their respects and lay flowers at a memorial for the victims of the Manchester bombing near the Arena where the attack took place - EPA

People pay their respects and lay flowers at a memorial for the victims of the Manchester bombing near the Arena where the attack took place - EPA

28/05/2017 13:39

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday asked for prayers for the victims of the Manchester concert attack and decried how “so many young lives were cruelly broken”.

Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Regina Caeli, Pope Francis also said he is “close to the relatives and all those who are weeping for the dead.”

British investigators are still looking for other suspects in the May 22 bombing at an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people. Police have 11 suspects in custody but are looking for other members of the network of attacker Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent

 

28/05/2017 13:39