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Queen Elizabeth greets Pope Francis at the Vatican in 2014.

Pope Francis praises Queen Elizabeth’s ‘steadfast witness of faith in Jesus Christ’

Sep 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis in a telegram late Thursday offered his condolences and prayers upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s... Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea, August 14, 2014.

Pope Francis sends condolences to Queen Elizabeth for death of Prince Philip

Apr 10, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

"His Holiness commends him to the merciful love of Christ our Redeemer." Read more

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Pope fervently praying for apartment gas explosion victims

Aug 8, 2013

Pope Francis is “deeply saddened” to hear about the 11 people killed and 60 injured by a natural gas explosion... Read more

Bishop Gennaro Pascarella blesses the coffins of the 38 bus crash victims on July 30, 2013. ANSA/Ettore Ferrari.

Pope joins in prayers for Italian bus crash victims

Jul 30, 2013

Pope Francis has sent his “deepest condolences” and is offering “fervent prayers” as family and friends gathered today to mourn... Read more