Catholic News Service
A man is rescued from the ruins following an earthquake in Amatrice, Italy, Aug. 24. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters)
“Hearing the news of the earthquake that has struck central Italy and devastated entire areas, leaving many dead and wounded, I cannot fail to express my heartfelt sorrow and my closeness” to everyone in the earthquake zone, especially those who lost loved ones and “those who are still shaken by fear and terror,” the pope said.
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