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Pope Francis during his Angelus address

Pope Francis during his Angelus address

Pope condemns “inhuman violence” of recent terror attacks

20/08/2017 12:29

At his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis expressed his sorrow for the terroristic attacks in Burkina Faso, Spain and Finland and urged prayers to free the world from this “inhuman violence.”

 

A fallen tree is seen at the scene where it fell on a large crowd gathered for a Marian procession on the island of Madeira in Portugal

A fallen tree is seen at the scene where it fell on a large crowd gathered for a Marian procession on the island of Madeira in Portugal

Pope sends condolences to victims of Portugal accident on Madeira

18/08/2017 13:06

Pope Francis has sent his condolences to the victims of a tragic accident on the Portughese island of Madeira, in which 13 people died and nearly 50 were injured

 

Police evacuate people after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain

Police evacuate people after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain

Pope Francis prays for Barcelona victims

18/08/2017 07:39

The Director of the Holy See Press Office Greg Burke has said that Pope Francis was greatly disturbed by what had happened in Barcelona.

 

Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the site of a mudslide in Sierra Leone

Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the site of a mudslide in Sierra Leone. Pope Francis has assured survivors of his prayerful solidarity and support.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Sierra Leone mudslide

16/08/2017 12:50

Pope Francis has expressed his “closeness” to those who have loved ones in the tragic mudslide that struck Sierra Leone.