Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pope's relatives die in car crash. Pope calls for prayers

Three relatives of Pope Francis died on Tuesday in a car crash in Argentina. The accident happened in a highway that divides the cities of Cordoba and Rosario.

The Pope's nephew was involved in the accident. His wife died along with their two children: A two year old and 8month old baby. The Pope's 35 year old nephew survived, but is in serious condition.

Through a statement the Vatican' spokesperson, Fr. Federico Lombardi, said that the Pope is aware of the tragedy. He asked those who share his suffering to join him in prayer.

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