Vatican City, May 13, 2019 / 06:37 am
Pope Francis is praying for the victims of the recent attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, the interim head of the Holy See press office said Monday.
"The Holy Father learned with sorrow the news of the attack on the church in Dablo, in #BurkinaFaso. He prays for the victims, for their families and for the whole Christian community of the country," Alessandro Gisotti wrote on Twitter May 13.
A group of gunmen burned down a church building in Dablo May 12 while Mass was being said. At least six people, including a priest, were killed.
The attackers reportedly burst into the church around 9 am.